Attack description :
There has been a recent surge in targeted Denial-of-Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) activities observed within the United States, according to recent alerts. These incidents have impacted various organizations across different sectors, leading to disruptions in their regular operations and potential financial consequences.
One such organization affected by these attacks, as claimed by Anonymous Sudan, is Tumblr, a microblogging and social networking website. DoS and DDoS activities are specifically designed to interfere with the normal functioning of networks, services, or servers by inundating them with an excessive amount of internet traffic. Although these incidents can cause temporary disruptions and potentially result in financial losses, they can be effectively managed by implementing appropriate response measures.
As per claimed by Anonymous Sudan, Login page of Tumblr was down for 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes leading to a period of downtime.
Take away: As Anonymous Sudan claimed they would target any organization from USA cyber Space. It is a Cyber war against USA that initiated by Anonymous Sudan
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