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DDoS Attack

A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to make an online service unavailable to users by disrupting the normal traffic of a targeted server/website, service or network by overwhelming the target or its surrounding infrastructure with a flood of Internet traffic. DDoS attacks can also be used as a form of ..

What is DDoS Attack?

The Belgian Government sites were recently knocked offline due to DDoS attack. Several government sites and Internet Service Providers of the public sector of the country were hit hard by DDoS. What is DDoS? DDoS is Distributed Denial of Service. It is a cyber threat that seeks to disrupt the normal traffic of a targeted ..

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Saposhi: Threat of new malware looms over cyberspace

Cybersecurity agencies have detected a new malware called Saposhi that can take over electronic devices and use them for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Saposhi Malware is capable of taking over electronic devices and turning them into bots (device taken over by malware) which can then be used for any purpose, including DDoS attacks ..

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Government launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi for Botnet cleaning and Malware analysis. It was launched by Union Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad as part of Union Government’s ambitious digital India initiative to create a secure cyber space by detecting botnet infections. ..

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