[Owasp_wasc_web_hacking_incidents_database_project] WHID 2014-149: The Largest Cyber Attack In History Has Been Hitting Hong Kong Sites

Web Hacking Incident Database (WHID) owaspwhid at owasp.org
Fri Nov 21 15:15:21 UTC 2014


(Incident Description): The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have been carried out against independent news site Apple Daily and PopVote, which organised mock chief executive elections for Hong Kong.

(Attack Method): Denial of Service

(Application Weakness): Insufficient Anti-Automation

(Outcome): Downtime

(Reference) : http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2014/11/20/the-largest-cyber-attack-in-history-has-been-hitting-hong-kong-sites/?ss=cio-network/


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