back to article $7500 DDoS extortion hitting Aussie, Kiwi enterprises

New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) chair Barry Brailey is warning Australian and New Zealand enterprises to be on the look out for distributed denial of service extortion attacks demanding payment of up to AU$7500. Brailey says criminals are hitting big organisations on both sides of the Tasman that have a large online …

  1. cyke1

    Given the fact that Kiwi business is Allowed to hire people to blind call people to scam them claiming their computer is infected with a virus just to scam money outta them. Can't say I really feel sorry for them.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/07/kiwi_company_posts_job_ad_for_windows_support_scammers/

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Facepalm

      Given the fact that Kiwi business is Allowed to hire people to blind call people to scam them claiming their computer is infected with a virus just to scam money outta them. Can't say I really feel sorry for them.

      Someone left their sense of humour behind… the article clearly states that the company concerned is taking the piss in order to pique developers' interests.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    400Gbps

    Pfffffffffttt....

    Malcolm's Fraudband Lite [TM] would never allow that kind of bandwidth!

    (joke)

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: 400Gbps

      400? Chump bandwidth. Ya better start at a 1TBPs if ya wanna be considered a DDoS contender.

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