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15 Leading DDoS-for-Hire Sites Shut Down by Authorities

15 Leading DDoS-for-Hire Sites Shut Down by Authorities

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15 Leading DDoS-for-Hire Sites Shut Down by Authorities Just a few days before the busiest holiday season, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shut down 15 websites that offered DDoS-for-hire services. Following the seizure warrants issued by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the FBIshut down 15 sites offering DDoS-for-hire services. These 15 DDoS-for-hire sites, including downthem.org and quantumstress.net, represent some of the world’s leading DDoS-for-hire services, the FBI said in a statement. According to the FBI, the 15 DDoS-for-hire sites that were taken down were responsible for DDoS attacks directed at victims in the U.S. and abroad, including financial institutions, universities, internet service providers, government systems, and various gaming platforms. Between October 2014 and November 2018, the FBI said, Downthem’s database showed it had more…
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Tag: fbi

15 Leading DDoS-for-Hire Sites Shut Down by Authorities

15 Leading DDoS-for-Hire Sites Shut Down by Authorities

Information Security
15 Leading DDoS-for-Hire Sites Shut Down by Authorities Just a few days before the busiest holiday season, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shut down 15 websites that offered DDoS-for-hire services. Following the seizure warrants issued by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the FBIshut down 15 sites offering DDoS-for-hire services. These 15 DDoS-for-hire sites, including downthem.org and quantumstress.net, represent some of the world’s leading DDoS-for-hire services, the FBI said in a statement. According to the FBI, the 15 DDoS-for-hire sites that were taken down were responsible for DDoS attacks directed at victims in the U.S. and abroad, including financial institutions, universities, internet service providers, government systems, and various gaming platforms. Between October 2014 and November 2018, the FBI said, Downthem’s database showed it had more…
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