DOE teams with industry on pipeline cybersecurity

by • 3 years ago

Questions have been raised about TSA's process for updating pipeline security guidelines and whether it's even the right agency for the job.

Democratic lawmakers continue FCC cybersecurity probe on alleged DDoS attack

by • 5 years ago

The FCC's response to questions from the Senate raises "fundamental questions" about the commission's detection of and response to a recent cyberattack, House lawmakers say.

Senators ask FBI to investigate reported DDoS attack on FCC

by • 5 years ago

A groups of five senators wants the FBI to brief them on the matter by June 23.

FCC claims overnight DDoS attacks

by • 5 years ago

At about midnight Sunday night, the FCC experienced "deliberate attempts by external actors to bombard the FCC’s comment system with a high amount of traffic to our commercial cloud host," according to a statement Monday afternoon from CIO David Bray.

How infected IoT devices are used for massive DDoS attacks

by • 6 years ago

One of the largest and most devastating distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attacks to date used a mix of infected computers and internet-connected security cameras to take a prominent news website down, Tuesday.

Report: DDoS attacks growing more complex, larger

by • 6 years ago

Distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks are getting more complex, with nearly two-thirds involving multiple kinds of attack traffic, according to new figures.