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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Russian politics LiveJournal communities DDoSed - June 2007


DATE:
2007-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA, Russia

AFFECTED SITES:
livejournal.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Russia

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
50,000 queries per second. Six Apart (owners of LJ) filtered blocks of IP addresses and created a list of stopwords temporarily).

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
LJ servers in California DDoSed. Targeted communities were the dрni, ru_рolitics, and ru_nаzbol communities.

URLS:
1. http://globalvoicesonline.org/2007/06/05/russia-livejournal-ddos-attacked/
2. http://community.livejournal.com/lj_ru_support/171891.html


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