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From: Jan Schejbal <jan.mailinglisten () googlemail com>
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 14:10:18 +0100
Ubisoft apparently got a DDoS on their DRM servers , causing
legitimate players of Assassins Creed II etc. being unable to play their
games. (as the new DRM system requires constant connection to the
servers) - I assume pirated copies ran fine, of course...
Is there any information who was behind that attack? Some people angry
about the DRM wanting to make a point, or criminal botherders trying to
extort money from Ubisoft?
What are the best strategies to defend against such an attack, except of
course not creating such a stupid thing that has a large sign reading
"DDoS ME!" built into it and pisses of a lot of people at the same time?
Some people claim that attacks were announced "on IRC, in Usenet and on
the Steam forums" - can anyone confirm this and/or provide message IDs?
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