250 Webstresser Users to Face Legal Action

250 Webstresser Users to Face Legal Action

More than 250 customers of a popular and powerful online attack-for-hire service that was dismantled by authorities in 2018 are expected to face legal action for the damage they caused, according to ...
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User of the world’s biggest DDoS-for-hire website? Police say they’re coming after you

When police shut down the notorious website webstresser.org last year and arrested its administrators, a clear message was sent to the site’s 151,000 users: you’re next. Until its takedown, webstresser.org was believed ...

Webstresser: When Platform Capitalism Goes Rogue

Platform criminality is leading to a rise in online services that offer easy access to malware and cybercrime expertise We must move beyond a simplistic firefighting approach to cybercrime if we want ...
DDoS Defense or Devastation

Police Shut Down Largest DDoS-for-Hire Marketplace

A large marketplace that allowed users to rent distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) infrastructure from hackers has been shut down following a global law enforcement operation led by police agencies from the Netherlands and ...
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Website down! DDoS-for-hire site Webstresser shut by crime agencies

Website down! DDoS-for-hire site Webstresser shut by crime agencies

International law enforcement agencies have forced offline a website believed to be the world’s biggest marketplace for hiring distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Webstresser.org offered anyone the ability to purchase a DDoS attack, ...