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.
Follow the rise of GitHub and you have to also look at Atlassian and its powerful combination of tools for developers, particularly in the enterprise market. Today Atlassian announced a set of upgrades to fuel its continued growth and to prepare for the upcoming competition as application development goes through extensive changes across the enterprise.
Bitcoin is undergoing a classic correction after quintupling in price over the past 30 days. The currency, which was trading as high as $265 earlier today on Mt. Gox, plummeted and is now trading at around $150.
We’ve reached out to one of the biggest exchanges, Mt. Gox, to see what happened.
The Bitcoin correction we wrote about yesterday was not caused by a DDOS attack on one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges, Mt.Gox, but rather by a massive spike in interest in the crypto currency, according to Mt.Gox.
During trading yesterday the value of Bitcoin plummet by 60%, dropping from a high of $265 to around $150 (at the time of writing it has climbed back up slightly, to around $180).
I'm going to start running a gameserver soon and I want a way to reduce the the damage of a denial of service attack.
I want to make it so when someone joins the game their ip adress is added to a textfile (can already do this)
and In the event of an attack I can simply use the text file as a whitelist and only allow connections to the server from the IPS that have joined the game in the past.