17 Aug '12, 4pm

This Week in Cybercrime: Three Denial of Service Attacks, Kaspersky Calls Help: Denial of service attacks rain d...

-Today, there are reports that the web site of Russia Today is being hit by a denial of service attack . Exactly who is behind the attack and what their motive might be is unclear at this time, but speculation is that it may be connected to the Pussy Riot punk band conviction . -On Wednesday, Reuters admitted that its blogging platform had been hacked again , and that another false story had been posted , this time claiming Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal had died. -In addition on Wednesday, word started to filter out that AT&T was being hit by a denial of service attack . AT&T admitted yesterday that the attack attempted “to flood our Domain Name System servers in two locations ”, and that corporate customers had been affected, apparently some for at least eight hours . -On Tuesday, the Financial Times reported that Wikileaks’ web site was back up af...

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