Tag Archives: DDoS

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai Botnet takes down Liberia

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai Botnet takes down Liberia Liberia experiences internet outage due to Mirai botnet DDoS attacks The notorious Miria Botnet was utilized again in an attempt to take down telecommunication companies across Liberia. A DDoS (distributed denial of services) attack was launched of more than 500 gbps targeting an undersea… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai DDoS Attack

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai DDoS Attack On October 21st, dozens of websites were down due to a DDoS attack on the DSN service provider Dyn. Dyn is responsible for translating web addresses for companies such as Twitter, Netflix, Etsy, Github, BBC, The New York Times, Reddit, AWS and many more. The culprit has been… Read more »

The ABC’s of Cybersecurity: A-E

The ABC’s of Cybersecurity: A-E Cybersecurity can seem an intimidating undertaking requiring in-depth knowledge of computers and coding along with a whole new vocabulary to-boot. In this blog series, The ABC’s of Cyber Security, we’ll give you the base-knowledge you need to feel confident in approaching the subject of cyber… Read more »

Cyber Threats: Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) Attacks

Cyber Threats: Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) Attacks DDoS attacks are one of the most common attacks used to compromise an organization’s system. They are a type of DOS attack which use multiple compromised systems to target a single system. These compromised systems are typically infected with a Trojan and… Read more »