Distributed Denial Of Service News, Articles and Updates

Final Fantasy network recovers after losing health points to DDoS attack

The network hosting the role-playing video game Final Fantasy XIV experienced significant disruptions for three hours on 5 February as the result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.

GitHub recovers from major outage; cause unknown

GitHub experienced a major outage early Tuesday morning, but within approximately 90 minutes the software development hosting service identified the problem and announced that its online operations were running normally.

Survey: DDoS erodes customer trust

The loss of customer trust and confidence is the most harmful consequence of a distributed denial of service attack, according to 45 percent of IT security professionals polled for Corero Network Security's second annual DDoS Impact Survey.