​Linux developers under (SYN) denial of service attack

If you can’t reach your favorite Linux developer by IM or e-mail today, it’s because they’re under a denial of service (DoS) attack. The top programmers are all at the Linux Plumbers conference, which is being hammered by an Internet attacker. Massive DDoS attacks like Dyn get the headlines, but as the top Linux programmers…


More on the Dyn DDOS Attack that is ongoing

[1:28pm Pacific / 4:28pm EST Update: According to Time Magazine Deputy Tech Editor Alex Fitzpatrick, there is now a third DDoS attack underway targeting Dyn – this from 7 minutes ago. According to Alex, Dyn have also confirmed that the Mirai Botnet is responsible “in part” for today’s DDoS attacks] [Updated again 1:07pm with mainstream…


Is Your Business Secure. Dyn under attack right now

You may have heard that Twitter, Paypal, Amazon and others came in for massive slow-downs today because someone was attacking Dyn.com which handled their DNS. DNS provider Dyn.com is currently under heavy DDoS attack which has affected many well known brands across the Internet including Amazon, Netflix, Reddit, Paypal and many others.    This may…