Tag Archives: DDOS

NEW BOTNET DISCOVERED CALLED JENX

Another day, another cyber threat discovered.  Last week the world was introduced to yet another cyber menace referred to as Jen-X.  No, not Generation-X, JenX, a new botnet that offers DDoS attacks for hire.  Dubbed JenX, the new botnet is recruiting IoT devices and is marketing its ware over the Internet , openly offering up to up to […]

DDoS Protection For High Schools? Who’d a Thunk it?

Just this month, HALOCK saw its first incident of a high school that fell victim to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.  Existing internet users inside the school could continue to work, but the outbound internet pipe became so clogged that no new browser sessions could be opened, impacting productivity of students and staff […]