Ransom DDoS attack - need help!

Roland Dobbins rdobbins at arbor.net
Wed Dec 9 06:07:17 UTC 2015

On 9 Dec 2015, at 11:46, Jean-Francois Mezei wrote:

> Since the OP mentioned a "ransom" demand (aka: extortion), should law 
> enforcement be contacted in such cases ?


> Is there any experience doing this ?


> Are they any help ?

Operationally, no.  Investigatively, possibly.

> In North america, would that mean FBI in USA and RCMP in Canada


> or local police force which then escalates to proper law enforcement 
> agency ?

If you're asking about US and/or Canada, the relevant national LEA 
generally applies.  In other jurisdictions, it's situationally-specific.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net>

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