Ransom DDoS attack - need help!

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Thu Dec 3 15:26:40 UTC 2015

On 03/12/2015 08:15, halp us wrote:
> a very well known group that has been in the news lately. Recently they've
> threatened to carry out a major DDoS attack if they are not paid by a
> deadline which is approaching. They've performed an attack of a smaller
> magnitude to prove that they're serious.

bear in mind that if you pay a ransom like this:

1. you're opening up a bank account for them to dip into whenever they feel
they need more money.

2. you're perpetuating the problem of ddos-or-ransom by turning it into a
viable business.

If you believe that someone who issues a ransom threat will stop if you pay
them off, you're smoking crack.


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