New DNS Vulnerability Lets Attackers Launch Large-Scale DDoS Attacks – Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Israeli cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new flaw impacting DNS protocol that can be exploited to launch amplified, large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to takedown targeted websites. Called NXNSAttack, the flaw hinges on the DNS delegation mechanism to force DNS resolvers to generate more DNS queries to authoritative servers of attacker’s choice, potentially […]

DDoS attacks in Q1 2020- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

News overview Since the beginning of 2020, due to the COVID-2019 pandemic, life has shifted almost entirely to the Web — people worldwide are now working, studying, shopping, and having fun online like never before. This is reflected in the goals of recent DDoS attacks, with the most targeted resources in Q1 being websites of […]

Minister’s myGov DDoS attack claim ruled out once and for all – Strategy – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Services Australia has distanced itself from government services minister Stuart Robert’s incorrect claim of a “significant distributed-denial-of-service attack” against myGov last month. Robert made the claim, which he quickly walked back in Parliament, after the online government services portal crashed in the wake of coronavirus lockdown measures were introduced in March. He had previously admitted […]