DDoS and SQL injection are main topics on hacking forums

IDG News Service - Distributed denial of service and SQL injection are the main types of attack discussed on hacking forums, according to new research from security vendor Imperva.Underground discussi

US parole board accuses Amnesty NZ of DDoS attack, blocks server

UPDATED:  Amnesty NZ's emails petitioning for clemency for Troy Davis were "most definitely not" a DDoS attack, Brett Roberts has said.The former Microsoft NZ Chief Technology Officer (

Oracle pushes emergency DDoS vulnerability patch‎

Ellison's firm pushes out a rare out-of-cycle patch to fix a DDoS vulnerability.By Tom Brewster, 19 Sep 2011 at 10:30Oracle has issued an out-of-cycle patch for a denial of service flaw in the Apache

Anonymous calls for the release of arrested members

Protesting Anonymous-related arrests across the world, the ubiquitous hacker collective has issued a statement asserting that those detained and charged for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack

Workarounds Issued For 'Apache Killer' Attack

Aug 25, 2011 | 08:36 PM

By Kelly Jackson Higgins
Dark Reading
A working proof-of-concept christened the "Apache Killer" released this week uses an as-yet unpatched flaw in the server software that pounds Apache servers with a DDoS attack -- and all it would take is one machine to bring the server to its knees.

DDoS attack sends Hong Kong stock exchange back to paper

Security | 15 Aug 2011 :  The Hong Kong stock exchange has been forced to resort to using e-mails and newspaper adverts in order to communicate with investors after two days of sustained DDoS att

DDoS Attack Tool Spreads Among Criminal Undergroups

Cyber criminals are finding new ways to throttle networks and launch denial of service attacks with a Distributed Denial of Service [DDoS] tool now circulating on the criminal underground, researchers

DDoS Attack in March Likely N.Korean Work, Says McAfee

By Martyn Williams, IDG News

The cyber attacks that paralyzed a handful of major South Korean websites earlier this year were almost certainly carried out by North Korea or parties allied with the country, computer security company McAfee said Tuesday in a report.


Anonymous launches DDoS attacks against Sony

Group of hacker Anonymous, known for its WikiLeaks-related attacks last year, has been launching attacks against Sony-branded Websites to protest Sony's legal actions against PlayStation 3 hackers.Dis

4Chan Taken Down By DDoS As Anonymous Attacks Tunisia

Image board site 4Chan, which has a close association with “Online Living Consciousness” Anonymous, has been taken down by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.According to a blog