[Weekly Security News] AO3 and Albion Online Expose the Vulnerability of Online Platforms to DDoS Attacks
[July 12, 2023]
1. FANFIC WRITERS TARGETED BY ANONYMOUS SUDAN IN APPARENT DDOS ATTACK ON AO3
Popular fan fiction repository Archive of Our Own (Ao3) has reported that it is under sustained distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack from a group of “religiously and politically motivated” hackers.
Source : CyberSecurity Connect
2. ALBION ONLINE BATTLES PERSISTENT DDOS ATTACKS AND RESULTING CONNECTIVITY ISSUES
Albion Online is experiencing ongoing DDoS attacks causing connectivity issues and frustration among players. The developers are actively working to mitigate the impact and provide updates through Twitter.
Source : MMO’s.com
The DDoS attacks on Archive of Our Own (Ao3) and Albion Online underscore the vulnerability of online services. To safeguard against such attacks, robust security measures are essential. Without adequate security, platforms are exposed to disruptions, user frustration, and potential damage to their reputations.
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