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Telegram hit by cyberattack, CEO points to HK protests, China

Jun 13, 2019 - 1:24 PM

Telegram suffers through a 'powerful' distributed denial of service attack

TELEGRAM. An illustration picture taken through a magnifying glass on April 17, 2018 in Moscow shows the icon of the popular messaging app Telegram on a smart phone screen. Photo by Yuri Kadobnov/AFP

Cyberattack vs alternative media traced to PH-based attacker

Mar 30, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The attacker is Philippine-based, is likely a native Mandarin speaker, and uses the Telegram name 'P4p3r,' says a report by Swedish nonprofit Qurium

Cybersecurity roundup: March 4 to 10, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 3:46 PM

From massive DDoS attacks to daring heists, here's the cybersecurity news roundup for the week!

World's largest DDoS attack now at 1.7 Tbps

Mar 08, 2018 - 8:15 PM

DDoS mitigation service Arbor Networks reports a 1.7 Tbps DDoS attack that took advantage of the same tactic as the GitHub attack

GitHub down only less than 10 minutes after world's largest DDoS attack

Mar 03, 2018 - 8:53 AM

The DDoS attack took advantage of unprotected memcached servers meant to speed up networks, using that power to amplify the data sent to GitHub 50 times over

Vera Files reports cyberattack after publishing story critical of Duterte

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Ellen Tordesillas of Vera Files says their website went down approximately 30 minutes after a story critical of President Rodrigo Duterte went online on their site

Disgruntled gamer 'likely' behind October U.S. hacking – expert

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The hacker who brought down Amazon Twitter and Netflix in October may have held a grudge against the PlayStation network U S media says

Massive cyberattack hits 5 top Russian banks – Kaspersky

Nov 10, 2016 - 11:09 PM

Russia s central bank confirms it had identified attacks on a number of large banks describing their intensity as medium and saying they did not disrupt access to banking services

Huge cyber attack disrupts internet in Liberia

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:24 PM

The hackers take control of internet of things devices such as CCTV cameras or digital video recorders plugged in to offices and homes worldwide to direct the massive distributed denial of service DDoS attack

Cyber attacks cripple Twitter, Netflix, other websites

Oct 21, 2016 - 11:17 PM

3rd UPDATE Waves of attacks have incapacitated a crucial piece of internet infrastructure hampering or outright blocking access to popular online venues

Alleged heads of Israeli DDoS attack service arrested

Sep 12, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The two alleged heads of vDOS 18 year olds Itay Huri and Yarden Bidani earn about 600 000 in two years of operating vDOS

Swedish newspaper websites shut down in hacker attack

Mar 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The attack is extremely dangerous and serious the head of the Swedish Media Publishers Association Jeanette Gustafsdotter tells Swedish news agency TT

Cyber-attacks show PH 'vulnerability' - group

May 12, 2013 - 2:01 AM

Democracy Net Ph urges the government to take steps to improve cyber security before attacks endanger lives and property

WEAK SECURITY. An Internet group said that the country's cyber-infrastructure is vulnerable to attacks.