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New DDoS Ransom Demands Seem To Indicate Armada Collective Is Back

Some people may remember the Armada Collective, a group of hackers extorting website owners. Their method of operation revolves around shutting down online platforms with strong DDoS attacks. Unless the operator pays a Bitcoin ransom, those attacks will not relent. After things had been rather quiet around this group for some time, it looks like they surfaced again. Is This The Real Armada Collective? Various reports have surfaced regarding a …
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Websites paid over $100,000 in BTC to a DDoS group that did not act on its threats

Recently, ransomware occurrences carried out in the form of distributed-denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), have become quite common, considering the fact that in less than two months, online businesses from all around the world paid more than $100,000 to these scammers. However, a recent Cloudflare report states that not all these claims are real, and that most of the times, DDoS attacks do not even take place. According to this, a group …
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