Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Global Wikipedia & Blizzard Entertainment – DDOS Attacks
Denial of service attacks have occurred to users of Wikipedia & Blizzard Entertainment. According to “Down Detector” (A third-party service) Wikipedia was first impacted on Friday (9/6) for millions of users from Europe, the U.S. and several regions in the Middle East. Blizzard Entertainment gamers (from America and Europe) also were faced with DDoS attacks that same weekend. On Saturday (9/7) operators behind twitter account “UkDrillas” claimed they were behind those attacks however there is no confirmation of who caused these attacks.
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