In July 2017, British man 19-year-old Jack Chappell was arrested by the U.K. police and charged with using the vDoS attack-for-hire service to launch attacks against various U.K. and U.K.-based companies, including the BBC, British Telecom, Virgin … [Read more...] about How Jack Chappell Avoided Jail Time for His Role in vDos
Script Kiddies DDoS
Last month, three men pleaded guilty to creating the Mirai botnet, in which hundreds of thousands of connected digital video records, routers and cameras were used to launch a massive DDoS attack against the domain name services company, Dyn for an … [Read more...] about The Men Behind Mirai
In hacking and programming culture, a script kiddie is a derisive term used to describe people who use existing computer scripts or code to hack into computers because they lack the expertise or desire to write their own. The Urban Dictionary … [Read more...] about Were Script Kiddies Behind the DDoS Attack Against DNS Provider, Dyn?