Goose Goose Duck Game Servers Are DDoS-Attacked Every Day

The free social detective Goose Goose Duck, which recently broke the Among Us record for the number of users simultaneously in the game, is constantly under DDoS attacks. The developers said they have already engaged third-party cybersecurity specialists to help them deal with this problem. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Mirai… Continue reading Goose Goose Duck Game Servers Are DDoS-Attacked Every Day

Mirai Botnet RapperBot Conducts DDoS Attacks on Game Servers

The researchers warned that the RapperBot Mirai botnet has resumed activity, and now the updated malware is used for DDoS attacks on game servers, although the exact goals of the botnet are unknown. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Google revealed the most powerful DDoS attack in history, and also that MooBot… Continue reading Mirai Botnet RapperBot Conducts DDoS Attacks on Game Servers

KmsdBot malware combines DDoS-attacks and coin mining

KmsdBot malware is a coin miner with the DDoS capabilities

A new malware, called KmsdBot, strikes user devices. The Akamai SIRT has discovered a new malware that uses the SSH (Secure Shell) protocol to infiltrate target systems in order to mine cryptocurrency and carry out DDoS attacks. It spreads disguised as a bot for popular games, in particular, GTA V. The combined threat raises malware… Continue reading KmsdBot malware combines DDoS-attacks and coin mining

Russian DDOSIA Project Pays Volunteers to Participate in DDOS Attacks on Western Companies

Radware experts discovered the DDOSIA crowdsourcing DDoS project, in which a Russian-speaking hack group pays volunteers for participation in attacks on Western organizations. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Ukraine Was Hit by DDoS Attacks from Hacked WordPress Sites, and also that Fake DDoS App Targets Pro-Ukrainian Hacktivists. The researchers note that… Continue reading Russian DDOSIA Project Pays Volunteers to Participate in DDOS Attacks on Western Companies

The LockBit Group Is Taking on DDoS Attacks

Last week, after the information security company Entrust was hacked, the LockBit hacker group was subjected to powerful DDoS attacks. Now the hackers say they have improved DDoS protection and plan to do triple extortion in the future, using such attacks as additional leverage on victims. Let me remind you that we also reported that… Continue reading The LockBit Group Is Taking on DDoS Attacks

NetSupport and RaccoonStealer malware spreads masked as Cloudflare warnings

Unknown attackers hacked WordPress sites to send fake DDoS protection notifications supposedly coming from Cloudflare and through such fakes, the attackers users with NetSupport RAT and the RaccoonStealer infostealer (aka Raccoon). Let me remind you that we also talked about the fact that Hackers create scam e-commerce sites over hacked WordPress sites, and also that… Continue reading NetSupport and RaccoonStealer malware spreads masked as Cloudflare warnings

Fake DDoS App Targets Pro-Ukrainian Hacktivists

Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) specialists reported that the Russian-speaking group Turla (aka Waterbug and Venomous Bear) created a fake Android application, allegedly designed to carry out DDoS attacks and target pro-Ukrainian hacktivists. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Microsoft Accuses Russia of Cyberattacks against Ukraine’s Allies, and also that TrickBot Hack… Continue reading Fake DDoS App Targets Pro-Ukrainian Hacktivists

DDoS Booter & IP Stresser

The toolkit of cybersecurity specialists in companies does not consist only of security tools. To imitate the intruders, they apply using the tools like IP stressers. These tools create an environment and circumstances similar to the real attack. It is also an evil counterpart of IP stressers – DDoS-booters. But how do they work? Let’s… Continue reading DDoS Booter & IP Stresser

DDoS Attacks: 6 Tried-and-Tested Methods How to Prevent It

DDoS Attacks: 6 Tried-and-Tested Methods How to Prevent It Before considering how to prevent DDoS attacks, we first consider this definition. Because without understanding what is at stake, it will be hard for us to take action. The DDoS attack is a cyberattack “denial of service” that aims to harm the user and make the… Continue reading DDoS Attacks: 6 Tried-and-Tested Methods How to Prevent It

Warning Signs Of DDoS Attack: Symptoms

Warning Signs Of DDoS Attack: Symptoms

DDoS attacks can sometimes have devastating effects on various internet users. This particular type of cyber threat can put on hold different internal operations, create negative relationships with customers and generally make websites inaccessible. DDoS Attacks Target Businesses And Ordinary Users Not only various businesses suffer from DDoS attacks but also ordinary users can sometimes… Continue reading Warning Signs Of DDoS Attack: Symptoms