Russia: Police Refused To Start the Criminal Prosecution Against LiveJournal DDoS Attackers

Russian police acknowledged the DDoS-attacks against LiveJournal blogging platform in April 2011, but refused to start a criminal prosecution against the attackers, reported [ru]. Police wrote to the source that it was ‘unable to identify attackers.’ Aside from paralyzing the Russian blogosphere, DDoS attacks against LiveJournal led to nearly 188,000 US dollars of losses by SUP company (operator of LiveJournal).

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