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#1 Krome

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:15

Demonoid, one of the world's biggest torrent sites, was taken down by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack last week. Now, the demonoid.me domain has started redirecting to random bogus sites. Does this mean Demonoid is gone for good?

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This DNS forwarding does not look like a hacker's doing. Looks more like a big government taking action against the site.

I have yet to see any news relating this massive torrent site. What do you guys think about the DDoS-ing? Was it a work of script-kiddies?

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#2 Tom

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:17

I suspect it was either government or hackers paid by Hollywood after deciding to take matters into their own hands.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:23

Not gone for good (yet).

http://torrentfreak....-attack-120727/

Be careful though...

http://torrentfreak....malware-120802/

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:26

When going to Demonoid.me I'm not redirected. It just fails to load completely.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:32

When going to Demonoid.me I'm not redirected.


Me neither, I am just told the site is unavailable.

#6 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:37

its not like this hasn't happened before. it has been down for months before.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 17:39

yeah they should be back

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:18

They switched the domain from .me to .ph months ago so I assume somebody got a hold of the .me domain.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 11:48

They switched the domain from .me to .ph months ago so I assume somebody got a hold of the .me domain.

Thanks for the heads up, I didn't know that. But then I don't really use bittorrent any more, so...



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