Ransom DDoS attack - need help!

Daniel Corbe dcorbe at hammerfiber.com
Thu Dec 3 15:39:10 UTC 2015

> On Dec 3, 2015, at 10:26 AM, Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:
> 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.

Most of these types of service ransom deals are conducted via bitcoin.  So I don’t see how this could be the case unless you mean to say that appeasing your attackers is a bad idea because they might just be emboldened enough to try and extort you again whenever the piggy bank is beginning to run dry.

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