August 9, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!
Anonymous has vowed to revive Demonoid, a popular torrent sharing and tracking platform shut down by authorities last week, and to extract vengeance on the the forces it holds responsible for the takedown.
Demonoid was hosted on servers at a data center in Ukraine which local authorities raided last week, leading to the site’s shutdown.
Anonymous began its effort, codenamed #OpDemonoid, on Wednesday by launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against several Ukrainian government-owned websites, knocking them offline for a short period of time. DDoS attacks involve overloading a website’s host server with bogus traffic, and are relatively easy to perform compared to more i…
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