Threats against U.S. internet infrastructure had been escalating in recent weeks.
"While it makes for a good headline in these already dramatic times, it's not accurate. The reality is far more boring," tweeted Matthew Prince, CEO of internet security giant Cloudflare.
A week of social media chaos has shown how vulnerable British voters are to disinformation, whether it is being directed from abroad or closer to home.
Ubisoft's Uplay service is under attack, which means you might not be able to download "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" just yet.
The election commission's website was hit by DDoS attacks from 15 countries, officials claimed.
The cyber threat to the U.S. from China is mostly one of "rampant" espionage.
Claims that the FCC's website was hit by a DDoS attack have been questioned by net neutrality supporters.
Campaigners are "extremely skeptical" about the FCC's claims that hackers knocked out the website.
The banks' websites were hit with cyberattacks by same botnet that caused major disruption to the internet in October.
Liberia has a single cable linking it to the global Internet, which was targeted by hackers.
John McAfee says attacks are "harbinger of near-future attacks that will be more devastating."
The series of coordinated cyber attacks reportedly originated from Russia.
Hackers responsible for Microsoft attacks tell 'Newsweek' they are "protesting major companies".
The anti-ISIS New World Hackers group performed a cyber attack live on-air.
The Lizard Squad hacking group got a visit from some hackers with plans of their own.