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The multinational bank HSBC has blamed a denial of service attack for the downtime of many of its websites worldwide on Thursday night and the Anonymous group has been quick to take credit. http://thehackernews.com/2012/10/hsbc-hit-by-anonymous-denial-of-service.html

Introduction There is huge amount of documentation about CouchDB on the web. This article is not a complete guide to CouchDB. It’s just a very brief description of CouchDB with examples which could be useful if you decide to try cluster building. A little about CouchDB: Basically, CouchDB is a schema-less document oriented database with a lot of features:

Snapchat app vulnerable to denial-of-service attack, allows remotely crash iPhone http://thehackernews.com/2014/02/hack-Snapchat-denial-of-service-attack-vulnerability.html #Security

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from The Verge

'Largest' public denial of service attack in internet history linked to European spam dispute

'Largest' public denial of service attack in internet history linked to European spam dispute

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Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users... -Wiki

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from Gizmodo en Español

La visualización del tráfico de un servidor es el mejor juego de Pong

Project management platform Taiga visualised a ton of server traffic to create (what looks like) the world's coolest-looking game of Pong.

from NYTimes.com

North Korea Loses Its Link to the Internet

Burn. “Their networks are under duress,” Mr. Madory said. “This is consistent with a DDoS attack on their routers,” he said, referring to a distributed denial of service attack, in which attackers flood a network with traffic until it collapses under the load.