Tags DDoS-for-hire

FBI cybercrime seizure takes down one-time Ukraine IT Army collaborator

by AJ Vicens

It's not clear whether the seizure has anything to do with the IT Army's activities.

FBI seizes domains tied to stolen records, DDoS services

by Tonya Riley

U.S. authorities took down a related site in 2020.

Dutch police orchestrate takedown of 15 DDoS-for-hire services

by Shannon Vavra

They also arrested someone suspected to be behind a DDoS attack against websites providing information on the coronavirus.

Someone is using the 'Cozy Bear' moniker to scare DDoS victims into bitcoin payments

by Jeff Stone

It looks like scammers are impersonating one of Russia’s most notorious hacking groups in order to extort victims out of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin.

20-year-old pleads guilty to DDoS-for-hire scheme that netted $550,000

by Jeff Stone

Sergiy Usatyuk and a co-conspirator enabled attackers to use only a web browser to launch a DDoS attack capable of knocking target sites offline.

Lawfare editor on persistent DDoS attack: 'We wish they'd knock it off'

by Sean Lyngaas

The DDoS attack is a reminder of the prevalence of this blunt attack method and of a growing security market for defenses against it.