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Denial of Service Attack

Ryan J. Reilly

Avoiding Felony Charges Was Pretty Much The Best These 'PayPal 14' Hacktivists Could've Hoped For

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.05.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Eleven individuals charged with helping overwhelm PayPal's website in 2010 have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors that could ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin man who, for one minute, took part in an Anonymous-sponsored effort to overwhelm the website of Koch Industries has been sen...

North Korea Accuses South, U.S. Of 'Persistent And Intensive' Cyber Attacks

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

North Korea on Friday accused the United States and South Korea of carrying out a "persistent and intensive" cyber attack against its official website...

WikiLeaks Claims Its Site's Been Under Attack

AP | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The secret-busting organization WikiLeaks says it's been the victim of a sustained denial-of-service attack which has left its website...

Wiretap Flaw Could Thwart Feds, Researchers Find

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The researchers say they've found a vulnerability in U.S. law enforcement wiretaps, if only theoretical, that would allow a surveillance target to thw...

Twitter Struggles To Fend Off Attack

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK - A hacker attack Thursday shut down the fast-growing messaging service Twitter, and Facebook also said it was looking into possible site pr...