Archive for the ‘Gaming server’ Category

DDoS Attacker Who Ruined Gamers’ Christmas Gets 27 Months in Prison

July 4th, 2019
A 23-year-old hacker from Utah who launched a series of DDoS attacks against multiple online services, websites, and online gaming companies between December 2013 and January 2014 has been sentenced to 27 months in prison. Austin Thompson, a.k.a. "DerpTroll," pledged guilty back in November 2018 after he admitted to being a part of DerpTrolling, a hacker group that was behind DDoS attacks

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Zero-Day Flaws in Counter-Strike 1.6 Let Malicious Servers Hack Gamers’ PCs

March 14th, 2019
If you are a Counter-Strike gamer, then beware, because 39% of all existing Counter-Strike 1.6 game servers available online are malicious that have been set-up to remotely hack gamers' computers. A team of cybersecurity researchers at Dr. Web has disclosed that an attacker has been using malicious gaming servers to silently compromise computers of Counter-Strike gamers worldwide by

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Hacker Who DDoSed Sony, EA and Steam Gaming Servers Pleads Guilty

November 9th, 2018
A 23-year-old hacker from Utah pleaded guilty this week to launching a series of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against multiple online services, websites, and online gaming companies between 2013 and 2014. According to a Justice Department (DoJ) press release, Austin Thompson, a.k.a. "DerpTroll," took down servers of several major gaming platforms including Electronic Arts' Origin service,

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