Internet’s largest hacking forum removed its DDoS-for-hire section after being linked to Mirai attacks

The internet’s largest and most popular hacking forum – HackForums – has removed its DDoS-for-hire section in an unprecedented move. The administrator of the forum, who goes by the pseudonym Omniscient, announced the decision to axe the DDoS services section in the wake of the massive Mirai attacks on Dyn, which nearly brought down the US internet.

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