The current hype all over the world, Pokémon Go game servers has recently been taken down on Saturday by a hacking group PoodleCorp . PoodleCorp conducted a massive DDoS attack on PokemonGo servers forcing the service to go offline. Pokémon Go’s official Twitter feed acknowledged the attack in late morning.
Trainers! We have been working to fix the #PokemonGO server issues. Thank you for your patience. We’ll post an update soon.
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) July 16, 2016
When users tried to play the game they were greeted by a message that says: “Our servers are humbled by your incredible response. We are working to resolve the issue. Please try again soon!”
The hacking group announced on Twitter that it was behind the action and also added that this was just a little test and they are planning to do something on a large scale soon. The good news is that Pokémon Go servers are back online for now.
— PoodleCorp (@PoodleCorp) July 16, 2016
All the Pokémon Go fans have gone crazy over the fact that the services are offline and also come out with funny tweets in Twitter. Some of the responses on this attack :
When pokemon go goes down and you don’t know how to cope pic.twitter.com/UuuvZddL8i
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) July 16, 2016
— Me, Myself and I (@HolmesRia) July 16, 2016
PoodleCorp was the same group who previously hacked YouTube accounts of WatchMojo, Redmercy, Lilly Singh and Leafyishere have now taken down the world famous Pokémon Go servers.