DDoS-for-hire services thrive despite closure of major marketplace

The closure of a major online marketplace for paid distributed denial-of-service attacks appears to have done little to slow down the illegal activity.In late October, HackForums.net shut down its “Server Stress Testing” section, amid concerns that hackers were peddling DDoS-for-hire services through the site for as little as US$10 a month.According to security experts, the section was the largest open marketplace for paid DDoS attacks — a notorious hacking technique that can disrupt access to internet services or websites. But since the section’s closure, the attacks remain rampant.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
DDoS-for-hire services thrive despite closure of major marketplace