Expedia says site not affected by festive DDoS attack

A major Distributed Denial of Service in North America last week is being played down by Expedia, one of the sites reported to be affected in the aftermath of the attack.The problem occurred on Wednes

Top 10 Security Nightmares of the Decade

Remember the good old days when you--and your PC--didn't know what botnets, phishing, and malware were? Here's what we learned over the past ten years.Robert Vamosi, PCWorldDec 30, 2009 10:00 amBlame

DDoS Attack on DNS Hits Amazon and Others Briefly

Internet users in Northern California were unable to reach properties including Amazon.com and Amazon Web Services for a time Wednesday evening, as their DNS provider was targeted by a distributed den

Report: FBI investigating Citibank cyberattack

Citigroup denies it, but its Citibank unit was reportedly robbed of tens of millions of dollars, the victim of a cyberattack by members of a Russian criminal gang, says Tuesday's Wall Steet Journal (s

'Iranian Cyber Army' uses DNS hacking to bring down Twitter

Popular microblogging service Twitter went down for several hours on Thursday as hackers claiming to represent the "Iranian Cyber Army" disrupted the site's DNS records and replaced the fron

7/7 DDoS: This Year’s Most Malicious Cyberattack

It has been indicated that 2009's most malicious cyberattack is the 7/7 DDoS cyber attack. In the 7/7 DDoS cyber attack, unknown hackers were able to mass produce zombie PCs without the knowledge of t