Pro-Russia Killnet Group Hit Top Lithuanian websites with Massive DDoS Attacks

The attack seems to be a retaliatory effort from Killnet following the diplomatic tensions between the two countries. Pro-Russia threat actors Killnet have targeted Lithuania government institutions and networks in…

Iran’s Largest Steel Producer Hit By Crippling Cyberattack

The targeted company, Khouzestan Steel Company (KSC), has acknowledged the cyberattack but claimed the attack was successfully thwarted. Iran’s largest steel production firm is the latest victim of a cyberattack…

Research questions potentially dangerous implications of Ukraine's IT Army

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 22, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The European Union and NATO are not fully grappling with the potential consequences of Ukraine’s IT Army, a volunteer group that…

President Putin’s Economic Forum Speech Delayed due to DDoS Attack

The Russian Economic Forum was taking place in St. Petersburg when its proceedings were stalled due to a DDoS attack. A Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS attack) disrupted the…

Feds Dismantle Russian Rsocks Botnet Powered by Millions of IoT Devices

The hackers behind Rsocks botnet used the hacked IoT devices as proxy servers where its customers would pay them for using the device’s IP address while the device owner remained…

Cloudflare Thwarted Largest Ever HTTPS DDoS Attack

The DDoS attack originated from 121 countries and was powered by a small botnet of only 5,067 hacked IoT devices. Cloudflare has reported stopping a record-breaking HTTPS DDoS attack (distributed…

Admin of DDoS-For-Hire Service “Downthem” Gets 2 Years Prison Sentence

Matthew Gatrel was arrested after an extensive crackdown by the FBI and other agencies against 15 booter service domains in 2018. A 33-year-old St. Charles, Illinois resident, identified as Matthew…

FBI Seizes WeLeakInfo, IPStress and OVH-Booter Cybercrime Portals

FBI seizes domains tied to stolen records, DDoS services

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and Justice Department said Tuesday they had seized the domain of a search engine service that claimed to offer…

Pro-Iran Group ALtahrea Hits Port of London Website by DDoS Attack

A seemingly ‘politically motivated’ DDoS attack knocked down the Port of London authority’s website. The Port of London Authority/PLA has become the latest victim of a cyberattack that caused the…