Category: Hacktivism

DD4BC DDoS Extortion Threat Activity

For the last year or so, an individual or organization calling itself DD4BC (‘DDoS for Bitcoin’) has been rapidly increasing both the frequency and scope of its DDoS extortion attempts, shifting target demographics from Bitcoin exchanges to online casinos and betting shops and, most recently, to prominent financial […]

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North Korea Goes Offline

It was reported earlier today that North Korea was having Internet connectivity issues. Given recent events involving Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), these reports are of particular interest. The first question when you see this type of report is whether it’s purely a connectivity issue or whether […]

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Estonia, six years later

In April 2007, the Estonian government decided to relocate the Bronze Warrior, a Soviet World War II memorial located in Tallinn, as well as the remains of some Soviet WWII soldiers buried nearby. This decision caused great offense in Russia, starting at the top. Russian president Vladimir […]

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