Over the past few years, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have been used to disrupt online operations for different motivations that range from activism to extortion. What is a DDoS attack and how does it work?
End-to-end encryption email service ProtonMail learned a costly lesson about cyber ransom tactics: just because hackers demanded a ransom, it doesn’t mean the attacks are going to stop once you pay up.
A pro-Russian group called CyberBerkut claimed responsibility for a recent hack on certain German government websites in early January. More information regarding its members and how they did have also surfaced.