DDoS

Mississippi election websites hit by Election Day DDoS incident

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Websites operated by the Mississippi secretary of state were offline for part of Election Day, though the outage did not affect voting.

Colorado says website restored day after Russia-linked DDoS attack

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Colorado.gov has been restored following a denial-of-service attack carried out by a Russian-speaking group that calls itself Killnet.

Russian hacking group targets state-government websites in DDoS campaign

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The pro-Russia hacking group Killnet launched a series of DDoS attacks against U.S. state government websites, temporarily disabling several.

Minnesota IT officials respond to weekend DDoS attacks against state systems

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Officials did not say if the incident was explicitly linked to protests over the police killing of George Floyd.

'Bitcoin Baron' sentenced for cyberattack against Madison, Wisconsin

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Randall Charles Tucker will serve 20 months behind bars for a 2015 distributed denial-of-service attack that crippled the city's websites for six days.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris warns public, IoT device makers

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A recent botnet attack grabbed the attention of at least one important California leader.

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