A group posing as the Armada Collective is threatening businesses with large-scale DDoS attacks without carrying out the attacks. So far, they’ve been paid more than $100,000.
Cyber crooks find a new and ingenious way to make hundreds of thousands of dollars with no effort.
An unknown cyber gang, pretending to be Armada Collective, has made more than $100,000 in less than two months simply by threatening to launch DDoS attack on websites, but never actually launched a single attack.
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A UK company which helps consumers and small businesses create websites and online stores has taken itself and its customers’ sites offline, after receiving threats about an imminent internet attack.
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Experts believe that the success tied to a recent spate of DDoS for hire groups may be because many are copycat collectives operating with a shorter lifespan.
The Armada Collective has launched DDoS attacks against three Greek banks, again demanding ransom in the form of bitcoins.
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