Posted November 12, 2012 He meant to promote his anti-DDoS kit by shedding light on poor internet security at the Hong Kong stock exchange, but his two brief DDoS attacks instead wound up costing him his freedom for the better part of a year. Click here to read the full story.
Posted September 26, 2012 US Sen. Joe Lieberman says people in the know are tracing the attacks to the government’s cyber army and theorizes that the DDoSes are retaliation for economic sanctions and/or Stuxnet. Read more.
Posted April 17, 2012 Two teenagers have been arrested following a series of prank calls and DoS (denial-of-service) attacks launched against the Anti-Terrorist Hotline. Read the full story.
Did governing politicians in South Korea approve an election-day cyber attack? Three of South Korea’s top seven leaders quit their posts over the DDoS scandal. Read more.
UK police were able to foil attempts at disrupting the international web presence of the royal wedding. The site remained online despite record interest in the ceremony. They’ve fingered a 16-year-old for triggering the DDoS: Another clear indication of why kids should be cocooned until they’re 30, or possibly work on something a little more [...]