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DDoS Wars: 4chan Downed Again By Another Attack

January 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The message boards of script-kiddie haven 4chan were hit by another distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaign, just one week after suffering significant downtime from a similar attack...

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FBI Has IP Addresses of Anonymous DDoS Attackers

January 03, 2011 Added by:Headlines

What the so-called "leaders" of the Anonymous minions failed to relay to the participants in the DDoS attacks is that the LOIC tool would send their IP addresses along with every packet during the attack. The FBI will use the IP addresses to identify those who participated in the attack...

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Feds Seize Servers in PayPal DDoS Investigation

December 30, 2010 Added by:Headlines

An FBI affidavit obtained by The Smoking Gun identifies members of Anonymous and 4chan as being the primary suspects in the DDoS attack, and the servers seized in the Tailor Made Services raid are likely to contain evidence of the attack and clues to some of the participants...

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DDoS Wars: 4chan Gets a Taste of Their Own Poison

December 29, 2010 Added by:Headlines

According to the 4CHAN STATUS webpage, the purpose of which is to "be used to communicate with the 4chan userbase should the main site be unreachable," the main 4chan site was offline for a period on Tuesday, and reports from NetCraft indicate that the attacks have continued into Wednesday...

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Operation Payback Launches DDoS Attack on Amazon

December 09, 2010 Added by:Headlines

According to a Tweet alleged to be from Operation Payback, the pro-WikiLeaks group has launched a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on Amazon.com in retaliation for Amazon canceling hosting services for WikiLeaks last week...

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Operation Payback and 4chan Hit MasterCard - Twitter Is Next

December 08, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The hacker social network 4chan and Operation Payback are engaged in a flurry of DDoS in retaliation for any actions they deem intended to limit WikiLeaks operations. MasterCard is being targeted today, and a message on the 4chan forums indicates that the next target is Twitter...

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Hackers Threaten WikiLeaks Detractors - Bank Suspends Account

December 06, 2010 Added by:Headlines

While some service providers are thinking that it was a mistake to do business with the rogue whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks, they may also want to think twice before cutting ties. International hacker communities are threatening to target business that take actions to stifle the data dumps...

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Tumblr Hits 4chan With DDoS Attack - War Enusues

November 15, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Users of the popular Tumblr website launched a preemptive DDoS attack that downed competitor 4chan after rumors circulated that 4chan was preparing to flood rival Tumblr with submissions designed to knock its servers offline. And so the DDoS war has begun...

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