DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack

April 25, 2016

Cyber crooks find a new and ingenious way to make hundreds of thousands of dollars with no effort.

An unknown cyber gang, pretending to be Armada Collective, has made more than $100,000 in less than two months simply by threatening to launch DDoS attack on websites, but never actually launched a single attack.

A group of Cyber Extortionists is sending threatening emails to businesses across the globe involves the launching of powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against victim’s website unless a ransom is paid.

But, the group never actually launched a single DDoS attack.

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