• Old-School DDoS Attack on White House Site Planned on Trump’s Inauguration Day

    January 18, 2017

    A new online campaign that’s making the rounds these days calls for users to “occupy whitehouse.gov on inauguration day” as a form of protest against Donald Trump’s presidency. Published on Protester.io, the protest is basically a call for an old-school DDoS attack that would render the White House website completely useless due to overloading with too ...

  • Mirai botnet creator unmasked as DDOS protection developer tempted by the dark side

    January 18, 2017

    Mirai, the botnet that subverted thousands of poorly secured internet of things devices and set them to work on denial of service attacks, has been revealed to be the creation of a young developer who found that the black hat fit better than the white. This long and fascinating investigation by Brian Krebs, the security researcher ...