[Weekly Security News] The Prevalent Threat of DDoS Attacks Across Gaming, Infrastructure, and Beyond

[Weekly Security News] The Prevalent Threat of DDoS Attacks Across Gaming, Infrastructure, and Beyond

[April 20, 2023]


1. Blizzard servers collapse after DDoS attack, sending Overwatch 2 and CoD players into a frenzy

Blizzard servers experienced a widespread outage, which affected several popular games such as Overwatch and Call of Duty. The outage caused frustration among players who were unable to access the games and triggered a social media frenzy. Blizzard acknowledged the issue on their official Twitter account and stated that they were working to fix the problem. However, the exact cause of the outage is not yet clear.

Source : Dot Esports


2. Wave of Cyber Attacks on Israel: Russians Join Iranian Hackers

Israel has experienced a wave of cyber attacks from Iranian and Russian hackers, according to Israeli officials. The attacks have targeted various sectors, including government agencies and critical infrastructure, such as water and electricity systems. The attacks are said to be part of an ongoing cyberwarfare campaign against Israel. Israeli officials have urged citizens and organizations to take measures to protect themselves from these attacks, such as using strong passwords and two-factor authentication, and keeping software up to date.

Source : Israel Today


The incidents highlight the growing threat of cyber attacks within every aspect of the world; from gaming to the war zone. The need for improved cybersecurity measures to safeguard critical infrastructure.

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