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The FBI closes booter services shortly before Christmas

This week a federal judge in California gave the FBI the right to "drop" websites selling DDoS services. Domains were confiscated by the FBI shortly before Christmas, a critical period where hackers often attack online services. The usual goal of hackers during festivities is Gaming Services such as Playstation Network, Xbox, Steam, Ea Online and more.

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According to the FBI report, the following 15 booter websites are no longer available:

  • anonsecurityteam.com
  • critical-boot.com
  • defianceprotocol.com
  • ragebooter.come.
  • str3ssed.me
  • bullstresser.net
  • quantumstress.net
  • booter.ninja
  • downthem.org
  • netstress.org
  • Torsecurityteam.org
  • Vbooter.org
  • defcon.pro
  • request.rip
  • layer7-stresser.xyz

Again according to the FBI report, 3 people were accused with the names Matthew Gatrel, Juan Martinez and David Bukoski, who appeared to be the site managers. Both the United Kingdom police, the Dutch police and the US Department of Justice have made great efforts to identify and capture them, while companies such as CloudFlare Flashpoint and Google helped "download" the pages.

Sites were very powerful. Some of the dropped booters were able to perform attacks up to 40 Gigabit per second, a force capable of keeping victims offline for a long time.

Hackers have reported in the past that the reason why so many attacks are taking place on Christmas is due to the festive spirit. They claim that Christmas is a time when everyone should go with his family rather than in front of a computer or a console.

Exactly the same period of 2015, hackers they had reported that they would perform a similar attack on XBOX and Playstation Networks, though they had reported the low level of service security as the reason for the attack.

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