Threat of the Day – DDoS This Time
Received an email from some Russian guys this morning:
Your website attacked!
Attention! That`s not a joke!!!
Your website is threatened by serious danger!!!
This letter is intended only for superadministrators or owners of the website!!!
Hello, dear administrators or owners of the website
This is AnonymousHackersGroup who speaks to you.
It happened that your website has become a target for our group. We are going to make full-size DDoS-attack of your resource. Our possibilities and means allow to do this really effective. The result of such attack will look like entire paralyses of your site (absolute inaccessibility from the internet) and it’s total physical destruction.
It’s not difficult to guess how much financial and moral blow you will get after.
But don’t despair! We are ready to forget about your existance forever, if you do one condition:
Transfer 999 PM EUR into our account E1775779 in the payment system Perfect Money :
More details you can get here: https://perfectmoney.com/index.html
We warn you: calling to the police department won’t anyway save your internet resource from distruction!!!
No measures of counteraction will help!!!
You have a choice: to pay us or to loose your site.
Attack wil be started in 3 days after you get this message and will be irreversible until your site is totally out of order. You can save your website if only you pay money.
Not the first time I am threatened with DDoS this year. Actually I received two massive ones back in July (not on OzBargain but my other sites) and that was certainly a traumatising experience. We’ll see — if you see OzBargain disappears tomorrow you know what’s going on.