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In a move to combat the government of Thailand’s strategy to implement central control of the nation’s Internet, Anonymous has launched OpSingleGateway. OpSingleGateway is in reaction to the Thai government’s plan to consolidate 10 Internet gateways in the country into a single, centralized gateway controlled by the government. The centralized gateway would give the government the ability to control, intercept and arrest any person not complying with Internet laws.
The infamous Mirai botnet was responsible for the top three DDoS attacks in 2016, against Brian Krebs, OVH and DynDNS.
While record-breaking volumetric DDoS attacks flash in the headlines, low profile Denial-of-Service attacks continue to hit business worldwide.
The purpose was to inject malware and enslave new devices, thereby turning them into a botnet for future attacks. This attempt failed and the routers where not infected. Yet, the devices crashed due to an overload caused by the attack.
The financial services industry once again finds itself under cyber-attack, this time the victim of their own digital tellers. In recent weeks, banks in Russia, United Kingdom, Taiwan and other countries have suffered from mega breaches originated in compromised ATMs.
BlackNurse is a non-volumetric, low bandwidth Denial-of-Service attack that overloads firewalls and can potentially knock businesses offline. It can be easily launched from a single laptop.
Online protests in the form of network and application attacks against countries and organizations involved in whale and dolphin hunting has become an integral part of hunting season. OpKillingBay is an annual Advanced Persistent Denial of Service (APDoS) campaign created by Anonymous.