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Hackers claim to launched DDoS attack that crashed Pokemon Go servers

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jul 17, 2016.

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    Shortly after Pokemon Go launched in 26 new countries, the servers crashed; while sluggish and/or unresponsive servers shouldn’t surprise anyone, given the app’s popularity even before the added audience from countries across the globe, a hacking collective took credit for the attack.

    A group of hackers going by “PoodleCorp,” a collective which took credit for hacking popular YouTube channels last month, took to Twitter to claim responsibility for DDoSing the Pokemon Go servers.

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