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South Korean banks told to pay $315,000 or suffer DDoS wrath

Online extortionists have threatened to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against seven South Korean banks unless each victim pays up US $315,000 in ransom.

David Bisson reports.

DD4BC DDoS extortion gang smashed by international cops

Good news. The notorious DD4BC denial-of-service gang has suffered a major setback.

Moonfruit takes customers’ sites offline, as it prepares for DDoS attack

A UK company which helps consumers and small businesses create websites and online stores has taken itself and its customers’ sites offline, after receiving threats about an imminent internet attack.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

I wrote about DDoS attacks, and my website got DDoS attacked

Sorry if hippos were blocking your access to the revolving door – my website suffered a significant distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.