September 2014 - Swaps4's boring world

Why and Who Is Attacking Anime-Related Websites?

Posted by | Anime, Info | 60 Comments

I’m assuming you’ve noticed over the past few days that anime-related sites mainly to do with pirating are being attacked which is resulting in downtime. The current sites which are currently experiencing this are: Haruhichan, Nyaa, Tokyo Toshokan and AnimeTake. The websites are / were being attacked and taken down by DDoS / DRDOS. On the 30th of August we received an email from one of our host providers stating that our one of our server’s IP has been put into a mitigation infrastructure to attempt to stop the DDoS attack that we were experiencing. Note that I didn’t notice this right away until multiple users…

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