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Russia: The Most Fierce DDOS Attack On LiveJournal Analyzed

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

Ilya Dronov, LiveJournal's head of development, told [1] [ru] some details about yesterday's DDOS-attack on LiveJournal, popular blogging platform in Russia. That was the most fierce attack in the history of the platform. Anton Nosik, suggested [2] [ru] that (despite that most of the attacking machines were outside of Russia) the main client of the attack was probably the same as in the case of DDOS-attacks against Georgia and Estonia.