Pokémon Go Servers Go Offline After A Massive DDoS Attack

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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.

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!”

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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.

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 :


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.

 

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William Fieldhouse

I currently work full time as a penetration tester and have been involved within the IT security industry for over a decade. I also love to pioneer any forms of new technology and ideologies for future advancements. Feel free to contact me at [email protected]

William Fieldhouse

I currently work full time as a penetration tester and have been involved within the IT security industry for over a decade. I also love to pioneer any forms of new technology and ideologies for future advancements. Feel free to contact me at [email protected]

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