Democratic lawmakers continue FCC cybersecurity probe on alleged DDoS attack
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
A groups of five senators wants the FBI to brief them on the matter by June 23.
FCC claims overnight DDoS attacks
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
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
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.
Traffic, jammed: New report says DDoS attacks are up 211 percent
Distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks — designed to flood servers with artificial internet traffic to cause access interruptions — are on the rise, across the globe, as opportunistic Dark Web dealers increasingly sell hacking-as-a-service products, according to a new threat intelligence report compiled by Imperva, a publicly traded cybersecurity firm.