A distributed denial of service attack against Atlassian's hosting provider took the company's software as a service platform down for a few hours this morning, with services returning this afternoon.
GitHub is down again for the second time in the span of a month — this time from a Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS). To combat, GitHub says it has temporarily disabled service on port 80 while they nvestigate the source of a connection flood.
Australia-headquartered software group Atlassian has invested an undisclosed amount in Dutch software as a service business Cloud9, in the company's second investment since it took $60 million in venture capital funding in July last year.
I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this. But now I am in a great difficult situation. Our server is undergoing SMTP DDoS attack. The mail service has been totally down.
We have checked with the datacenter team and they updated us to purchase a new firewall module, which I cant afford now. When we try to change the Port the attack can be stopped but the mail service goes down.
Popular source-code warehouse GitHub was back online today after weathering a huge denial-of-service attack throughout the week. The status page of the San Francisco-based outfit charts the progress of the assault and the attempts to end it.
A man from Wisconsin was sentenced for participating in a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack by hacker group Anonymous on a Kansas company. Rosol, who pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of accessing a protected computer, was sentenced to two years of federal probation and ordered to pay US$183,000 in restitution, the Department of Justice said in a statement.
The servers of the popular CrunchBang Linux distribution have been under a DDoS attack for almost five days and there's no sign that it's going to stop anytime soon. CrunchBang users might have noticed that the repositories and other services have been rather slow or not even working for the past few days.