DDoS Website Customers Warned About a Possible Prosecution

Distributed Denial of Service

A DDoS attack is usually done by flooding a particular site with a multitude of illegitimate information requests.

More than a dozen clients of a distributed denial-of-service () website received a warning from the Dutch authorities, informing them that continuing cybercrimes will result in prosecution.

The letters are intended to minimize cybercrime and steer offenders to engage in legal options when trying to improve their abilities.

What Happened?

The police department sent letters to 29 Dutch nationals advising them about what seems to be illegal behavior.

We have registered you in our system and you will now receive a final warning. If new similar facts arise in the , we will prosecute. In that case, take into account a conviction, criminal record, and the loss of your computer and/or laptop.

Source

All of the people involved were users of minesearch.rip, a so-called booter website that allowed users to execute DDoS attacks against targets of their choosing.

After receiving reports from a server that had been the target of a DDoS assault via

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