Published On: Mon, Jul 18th, 2016

OurMine Hacking Group Claims Credit Of Pokemon Go Attack

Logging into Pokemon Go over the weekend had issues and the same was reported from many users across the world. A hacking team named OurMine claims they had hacked the servers.

The type of attack is called a distributed denial of service (DDoS) and it resulted with not allowing gamers to log into it.

DDoS attack works when a server is flooded with traffic and makes it unable for legitimate users to access the site.

OurMine Hacking Group Claims Credict Of Pokemon Go Attack

OurMine wrote on their website, “No one will be able to play this game till Pokemon Go contact us on our website to teach them how to protect it!”

Earlier the group had hacked Twitter accounts of several celebrities and tech leaders. Very recently they had gained access to the Quora and Vine accounts of Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai respectively.

According to TechCrunch the OurMine is a three-person group of teenagers and are spreading the word about security to promote stronger security.

Their claim may be true, but it is not necessary the group may be good as it charges money from its services.

Meanwhile, another hacking group named Poodle Corp too claimed credit for Pokemon Go attack over the weekend.

Share your own views whether the attack of Pokemon Go over the weekend was an act OurMine or Poodle Corp. Use the below given comment box.

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