Blog Posts Tagged with "DDoS"


Tumblr Hits 4chan With DDoS Attack - War Enusues

November 15, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Users of the popular Tumblr website launched a preemptive DDoS attack that downed competitor 4chan after rumors circulated that 4chan was preparing to flood rival Tumblr with submissions designed to knock its servers offline. And so the DDoS war has begun...

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DDoS Attacks Land Hacker In Jail

November 11, 2010 Added by:Headlines

An Ohio student was sentenced to prison after being convicted for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against right-wing websites, including sites administered by Rudy Giuliani, Ann Coulter and Bill O'Reilly...

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DDoS Attacks Aim to Censor Human Rights Groups

November 02, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

A rash of DDoS attacks were levied against the websites of at least six human rights organizations in an attempt at cyber censorship for the airing of controversial video footage that allegedly shows human rights abuses on the part of the Indonesian government against several Papuan civilians...

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Hacker Releases Second Video of Enhanced XerXeS DoS Attack on Apache Vulnerability

March 11, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Infosec Island has once again gained exclusive access to a video demonstration of the XerXeS DoS. This new video shows a little more of the XerXeS dashboard, and reveals even more about the attack technique – watch the text box on the left as Jester mentions “Apache” for the first time outside of our private conversations.

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Exclusive Video of XerXeS DoS Attack

February 22, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Infosec Island has gained exclusive access to a video demonstration of the XerXeS DoS attack as it is unleashed on the Taliban website, and carried out by infamous patriot hacker The Jester (th3j35t3r).

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Jester Unveils XerXeS Automated DoS Attack

February 10, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Anti-jihadi hacker The Jester (th3j35t3r), continues his campaign against militant Islamic websites, and now reveals the development of an automated version of his DoS attack, which he calls the XerXeS project.

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More Talks with Anti-Jihadi Hacker The Jester

February 04, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Anti-jihadi hactivist The Jester (th3j35t3r), the self-proclaimed Nicest Hacker in the World, has returned for part two of our conversation concerning his campaign of intermittent disruption of militant pro-jihad websites.

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Hacktivist Tactics Raise Ethical Questions

January 27, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Recently we have witnessed the emergence of international hactivist and vigilante “the Jester” through his crusade against jihadi and militant Islamic networks...Jester’s activities raise an important question:  Where do cyber vigilantes fall on the infosec ethics spectrum?

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