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World of Warcraft Servers DDoS’d Offline by Lizard Squad

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Samburaj Das

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


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World of Warcraft Servers DDoS’d Offline by Lizard Squad

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A DDoS attack targeting game developer Blizzard’s servers has disrupted gamers from logging into popular games such as Diablo 3 and World of Warcraft. Infamous DDoS group Lizard Squad have taken credit for the outage. A DDoS attack is widely known as the most common means to a cyber-attack or cyber-vandalism. Government websites, private websites, online publications and console gaming networks have frequently come under attacks over the years. It is little surprise then, that the cause of a sweeping disruption that struck Blizzard games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo was the result of a DDoS attack. The…

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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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