The New Kind of DDoS That Could Cripple the Internet

If you're a regular on the internet, you probably know how a DDoS can choke your favourite site with garbage traffic. Well get used to it because they're not going away; they're actually getting worse. Read More >>

Chinese Hackers Just Got Caught Hijacking a Decoy US Water Plant

Chinese hackers have been harassing the US in a series of cyberattacks, but we've started trying to talk it out and cool this all down. But in the meantime, a security researcher has just revealed that he caught a team of Chinese hackers hijacking a fake water plant he set up. Aside from being unable to spot the fake, they knew exactly what they were doing. Read More >>

Syria Is Completely Cut Off from the Internet Again

As the country has done before, Syria cut off the Internet for all its citizens yesterday. As in all Internet access has completely disappeared. Google's Transparency Report, which shows traffic to Google, reveals that Syria pretty much no longer exists on the Internet. Read More >>

Watch a Chinese Hacker Launch an Invasion in Real Time

Are the Chinese after everyone? According to a new report, yes. Security firm Mandiant has detailed the exploits of a Chinese cyber espionage group it calls APT1. Mandiant claims to have evidence that APT1 has stolen "hundreds of terabytes of data" from 141 American organisations. Evidence that includes this video of an elite Chinese hacker in action. Read More >>

The Internet Is Coming Back On in Syria

Just two days after the Syrian government cut the country off from access to the Internet, connectivity is coming back. Reports from Renesys and CloudFlare indicate that the country's connections started coming back online at 14:32 UTC today. Read More >>

Iran Is Quitting the Internet Because It's Afraid of America

After being dominated by weaponised trojan horses on two different occasions, nuclear loudmouth Iran says it's had enough: it's unplugging from the Internet, hiding, and making its own. Read More >>


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