This is coolbert:
Distributed Denial of Service [DDoS].
Cyber warfare and once again the bad guys have struck.
An entire nation their Internet services and system brought to the proverbial "grinding halt".
Thanks to the tip from Freeper.
"Criminals Trying to Take an Entire Country Offline with Massive DDoS Attacks"
" – Testing Cyber Weapons? Security Criminals Trying to Take an Entire Country Offline with Massive DDoS Attacks – Cyber criminals are now using Mirai malware to take down the entire Internet infrastructure of Liberia. The African nation was targeted by the same cyber weapon that caused the largest ever cyber attack of the history, just two weeks ago. Mirai malware was used in October to launch a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that affected some of the world’s biggest online sites and services"
Trying to take the Liberian Internet down or have done so partially or in whole?
See my previous recent blog entries here and here the topic of which was cyber warfare.
The game is afoot, the battle is on, Liberia today, USA tomorrow!
Those devoted readers to the blog also might want to read this Internet article, the lone-wolf hacker able to take down again in part or in whole the emergency 911 system of the United States, done inadvertently [??] but nonetheless done.