[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-63: LiveJournal under DDoS attack right now

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Mon Apr 25 09:14:16 EDT 2011


*Entry Title: *WHID 2011-63: LiveJournal under DDoS attack right now
*WHID ID: *2011-63
*Date Occurred: *April 6, 2011
*Attack Method: *Denial of Service
*Application Weakness: *Insufficient Anti-automation
*Outcome: *Downtime
*Attacked Entity Field: *Blogs
*Attacked Entity Geography: *
*Incident Description: *LiveJournal Russian blog platform again stopped
working some 35-40 minutes ago. This is already the 3rd hack attack over the
past two weeks.
Popular Russian blogger and SUP expert Roustem Adagamov tweeted that
LiveJournal is under DDoS attack right now.
*Mass Attack: *No
*Reference: *
http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/it_telecom/news/66359/LiveJournal_under_DDoS_attack_right_now
*Attack Source Geography:*
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