Old Jul 26, 18, 7:47 pm
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Originally Posted by kale73 View Post
Perhaps I'm a cynic, but the DDoS attack certainly appears to be beneficial to Cloudfare. It's certainly not outside the realm of possibility that the "hacker" is a stakeholder.
That's also the conspiracy theory behind anti-virus vendors.

DDos attacks have been used to extort money from sites. After the attack is started the attackers then send the admins an email offering to stop for a certain number of bitcoins.
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