Diicot cybercrime gang expands its attack capabilities

Researchers found evidence that Diicot threat actors are expanding their capabilities with new payloads and the Cayosin Botnet.

Cado researchers recently detected an interesting attack pattern linked to an emerging cybercrime group tracked as Diicot (formerly, “Mexals”) and described in …

Microsoft: June Outlook and cloud platform outages were caused by DDoS

Microsoft confirmed that the recent outages to the Azure, Outlook, and OneDrive services were caused by cyber attacks.

In early June, Microsoft suffered severe outages for some of its services, including Outlook email, OneDrive file-sharing apps, and the cloud computing …

Law enforcement shutdown a long-standing DDoS-for-hire service

Polish police, as part of the international law enforcement operation PowerOFF, dismantled a DDoS-for-hire service that has been active since at least 2013.

An international operation codenamed PowerOff led to the shutdown of a DDoS-for-hire service that has been active …

Dark Frost Botnet targets the gaming sector with powerful DDoS

Researchers spotted a new botnet dubbed Dark Frost that is used to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the gaming industry.

Researchers from Akamai discovered a new botnet called Dark Frost that was employed in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

The …

Fortinet warns of a spike of the activity linked to AndoryuBot DDoS botnet

A DDoS botnet dubbed AndoryuBot has been observed exploiting an RCE, tracked as CVE-2023-25717, in Ruckus access points.

FortiGuard Labs researchers have recently observed a spike in attacks attempting to exploit the Ruckus Wireless Admin remote code execution vulnerability tracked …

FBI seized 13 domains linked to DDoS-for-hire platforms

The U.S. DoJ announced the seizure of 13 new domains associated with DDoS-for-hire platforms as part of Operation PowerOFF.

The U.S. Justice Department announced the seizure of 13 domains linked to DDoS-for-hire services as part of a coordinated international law …

Pro-Russia group NoName took down multiple France sites, including the French Senate one

The French Senate’s website was taken offline by a DDoS attack launched by the pro-Russian hacker group NoName.

The pro-Russia hacker group NoName is claiming responsibility for a DDoS attack that took the website of the French Senate offline.


SLP flaw allows DDoS attacks with an amplification factor as high as 2200 times

A flaw in the Service Location Protocol (SLP), tracked as CVE-2023-29552, can allow to carry out powerful DDoS attacks.

A high-severity security vulnerability (CVE-2023-29552, CVSS score: 8.6) impacting the Service Location Protocol (SLP) can be exploited by threat actors to …

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