Tag Archives: DDOS

Turin Polytechnic under attack: what you should know

Turin Polytechnic under attack: what you should know

A hacker attack has temporarily disabled online services servers of the Turin Polytechnic for a few hours. What did happen? Was it a severe violation? Let’s find it out together! What did happen? A series of cyber attacked hit the Turin Polytechnic authentication servers from several computers spread in the world on the evening 7th January 2021. The first intrusion attempt caused the halting of online authentication servers for about 15 minutes. Hackers tried again at 10 am the following day targeting the app system of the Turin Polytechnic. They used a DDoS attack with the SYNFlood technique. At 10:50 am intruders targeted the network gate of the app system. […]

DDOS and botnet attacks: the deadly link

DDOS and botnet attacks: the deadly link

What’s the link between zero-day and DDOS botnet attacks? The growing demand for connectivity and faster data transfer, along with new technology trends such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Artificial Intelligence (AI), combined withthe progressive implementation of the 5G network, are going to irreversibly reshape the pre-existing structure of cybersecurity at a global level. It is true that 5G network will bring new services, new capabilities, new technologies and new regulatory requirements, but it will also bring new security threats and an increased attack surface. With IoT inception many and different actors and devices with different security standards will become involved in the transition, requiring superior attack […]

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