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Formula 1 website attacked by Anonymous, brought down by DDoS

Discussion in 'News Archive' started by davids, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. davids

    davids New Member

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    Anonymous hacktivists appear to have successfully blasted the Formula 1 website off the net, with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

    The internet attack against www.formula1.com comes just ahead of Bahrain's highly controversial hosting of the Formula 1 Grand Prix this weekend, which is planned to take place despite violent protests in the country.

    Read more at http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/04/20/formula-1-website-attacked-by-anonymous-brought-down-by-ddos/
  2. Detection

    Detection Regular Member

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    Anon demand a lot of things, do they really believe that DDOSing a website will force a government to release prisoners and completely change their policing etc ?

    Sites back online now anyway lol
  3. jamescv7

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    Well the problem is even though they provide an information, the way they do it isn't legal and only result of members were arrested.
  4. Umbra Polaris

    Umbra Polaris Testing And Review Expert MalwareTips Staff

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    Just a bunch of would-be famous...useless attacks for useless causes with useless results... they should go return playing at Counter-strike.

    I miss the "true hacker" period where penetrating a network was a game of skills and cleverness, not as now where you can use many tools made by others.
  5. ranget

    ranget Regular Member

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    why they DDos the Site again

    Dude we want Formula1 we Like those cars :p
  6. Roti

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    Well that pretty much explains what happened to the website yesterday..
    Anyway speaking of F1, I'm a die-hard fan of Mercedes AMG Petronas. :D
  7. Jack

    Jack Administrator MalwareTips Staff

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    Denial-of-service (DDoS) attack .....are so lame...... a few hours downtime doesn't mean anything for the webmaster .... And I'm saying webmaster because the actual F1 staff don't even care about it:)
    The only ones who got affected by this attack where the fans ,who temporarily couldn't access the site.
    @Roti ... Ferrari all the way!:D

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