German IT company, Fiducia & GAD IT AG, under Distributed Denial of Service attack

On Friday, a German IT company that serves many cooperative banks said, it was experiencing continued distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks throughout the night. In a statement, “Fiducia & GAD IT AG said, the DDoS attacks started on Thursday morning, shutting down or hindering the websites of some cooperative banks in parts of the country”. While…

Trading in New Zealand’s stock market resumes following 4 consecutive days of offshore DDoS cyber attacks

On Friday, trading resumed at New Zealand’s stock exchange following offshore Distributed Denial Of Service (DDoS) offshore cyber attacks for four consecutive days. In a statement, the government said, national security systems had been activated to support the bourse. While the origin of the “offshore” DDoS attack is being investigated, the failure to stop the…