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Hire DDoS attack service 'legal' and connected to FBI
05-20-2013, 02:24 PM #1
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Quote:A website that can be described as "DDoS for hire" is perfectly legitimate, according to the owner. Considering the FBI secretly monitoring the site's customers through a backdoor, is that the end of the story?

Ragebooter.net is one of many sites that accepts payment -- through PayPal -- in order to flood sites with junk traffic; overloading servers and denying others access. The service uses a technique called DNS reflection to flood a website and amplify the amount of traffic directed at an address; the attacker required to spoof the IP address of lookup requests and then bounce them off open domain name system servers. This has the potential to amplify a traffic torrent by up to 50 times.

However, what makes Ragebooter different is the hidden backdoor allegedly used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which allows the agency to secretly monitor what customers are up to.

more - http://www.zdnet.com/hire-ddos-attack-se...000015598/
05-20-2013, 02:34 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:41,166 Threads:1,571 Joined:Feb 2011
It's insane that it's legal. 13.gif
05-20-2013, 02:42 PM #3
Posts:4,526 Threads:1,029 Joined:Jun 2012
(05-20-2013, 02:34 PM)Octo Wrote:  It's insane that it's legal. 13.gif

If they don't like your content you no longer have a site.



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