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Press X to DDoS (part 1)

Neustar Engineering
by Neustar Engineering April 19th, 2015
Press X to DDoS (part 1)

Every day millions of people play online video games. The tools of the trade are mostly familiar (controller, console, flat screen), but for some, they also include distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack tools to take their opponents offline or disrupt the platform itself. This is first in a two-part series on DDoS attacks on the gaming industry. This blog post is an overview of these attacks on the industry as a whole. Read Full Article