The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Although the hactivist group Anonymous had declared its supporters would attack Israel on April 7 and "erase Israel from cyberspace," the damage from Anonymous so far appears to be minimal to Israeli government and bank websites that are among the main targets. However, now Israeli hactivists are fired up and counter-striking at Palestinian, Iranian and Turkish website targets.
By Ellen Messmer | 08 April, 2013 18:24
Application delivery vendor Radware has bought Web acceleration provider Strangeloop for $8.4 million and will sell its products under a new name.
By Tim Greene | 08 February, 2013 20:57
Evidence collected from a website that was recently used to flood U.S. banks with junk traffic suggests that the people behind the ongoing DDoS attack campaign against U.S. financial institutions -- thought by some to be the work of Iran -- are using botnets for hire.
By Lucian Constantin | 09 January, 2013 20:51
Hundreds of popular websites -- including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Bing -- are participating in a 24-hour trial of a new Internet standard called IPv6 on June 8, prompting worries that hackers will exploit weaknesses in this emerging technology to launch attacks.
By Carolyn Duffy Marsan | 07 June, 2011 07:40