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Pokémon Go DDoS Attackers Threaten Wipeout on August 1

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Pokémon Go DDoS Attackers Threaten Wipeout on August 1

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This article was posted on Wednesday, 20:45, UTC.

 The group who goes by the name Poodlecorp (yes, really) has threatened to take down Pokémon Go servers with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on August 1st. If achieved, the attack is certain to rile up gamers who are already inundating its servers due to the game’s sheer popularity. Poodlecorp, the DDoS group tthat previously claimed responsibility for a DDoS attack that affected Pokémon Go servers on Saturday had threatened to bombard the game’s flimsy servers again, hinting at a larger attack at the time. The group’s supposed leader released a now-deleted tweet that was pinned and publicized by…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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