Trying so hard to motivate myself to be productive today but am feeling a bit lazy because i changed my gym workout program
Had to rest for awhile,and am back on my feet to keep up with what i do best.
Hope you all have a productive day.
The Ghost Squad Hackers boasted of its exploits on Twitter, although it so far hasn’t provided any proof that it was behind the outage.YouTube fans in Europe, the US and South America were left twiddling their thumbs last night after the popular video-sharing website went down for over an hour.The Google-owned company was tight-lipped as to the causes of this outage, posting on Twitter only that it was “working on resolving” the issue.
Well, one explanation has now been been put forward: the cyber-attack group known as the Ghost Squad Hackers has claimed responsibility for YouTube’s momentary disappearance.
Throughout its short, nearly three-year existence, its preferred tactic has been the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
So assuming that its claims are true, it’s reasonable to suggest that this is what took down YouTube last night.
In such an attack, hackers use hundreds of thousands of IP addresses to bombard a website (such as YouTube) with unmanageable levels of traffic.If the level of traffic is high enough, this will bring the website down, since it will be unable to process all the requests it receives.
“Youtube downed by Ghost Squad Hackers,” it said this morning via its Twitter account.
But assuming that the Ghost Squad Hackers are behind the outage, what’s more elusive than the group’s methods are its motives.
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