DDoS Website Customers Warned About a Possible Prosecution

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service and refers to an online attack in which legitimate users are prevented from accessing their target online location.

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 (DDoS) website received a warning from the Dutch authorities, informing them that continuing cybercrimes will result in prosecution.

The Dutch Police 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 future, 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 gaming server that had been the target of a DDoS assault via

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