Worldwide list of DDoS attacks - August 2020

List of DDoS attacks took place during the month of August 2020. 

Date of attack Country Downtime  Companies Affected Attack Details Press Link 
August 27 New Zealand 3 days NZX Stock Exchange Broker Sporadically disrupted network connectivity,  websites, market announcement platform and trading in its cash markets.  Click here
August 23 NA 3 days Empire Market Reduced access speed  and affected the functioning of its  open-source cryptocurrency. Click here
August 21 USA NA Call of Duty League Championship Delayed stream with leaked results, has  put  millions of dollars on the line. Click here
August 20 UK 1 day Myerscough College Exam results went offline, and damaged IT infrastructure, leading to offline results. Click here
August 19 USA and UK NA NA 12+ financial organizations impacted by extortion campaigns tied to DDoS attacks of maximum 50 GB/sec. Click here
August 11 Iran NA People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran  Website and servers overwhelmed making it inaccessible for users. Click here
August 9 Belarus (Europe) 2 days Central Election Commission,  State Security Committee (KGB) and the Interior Ministry On election day, attacks launched against Belarusian government  agencies depriving access to people. Click here
August 6 USA 2 days Southern Hancock District Virtual school, in-school work, and internet access across the district shut down. Click here
August 2 USA 3 days Hudson Independent School District 10,000 requests per second, i.e. 36 million requests per hour rendered the website inaccessible. Click here
August 2 Australia 4 hrs Telstra NBN The internet was down for Telstra customers as the domain name server (DNS) overwhelmed the company’s network infrastructure. Click here


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