Pokemon GO Servers Suffer DDoS Attack at the Hands of PoodleCorp

Saturday, at around 2 PM, Pokemon GO servers experienced a prolonged downtime that affected all game infrastructure, thanks to a DDoS attack carried out by the relatively new PoodleCorp hacking crew.

As most DDoS attacks against gaming targets, the hackers weren’t really focused on crashing the servers or extorting the company, but more about getting a reaction from the annoyed gamers, which didn’t fail to arrive, on Reddit and Twitter, and with a lot of vitriol.

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