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Email Marketing Service Mad Mimi Hit by DDOS Attacks, Blackmailed

01
Apr
2014

On Sunday, March 30, email marketing service Mad Mimi was hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack. Shortly after, they received an email from someone who asked for 1.8 Bitcoins to stop launching attacks.

I dont have to explain myself. I will stop the attack for 1.8 Bitcoin (~$830). Your network will be safe from further attacks, think twice before making your decision. Let me know if you are interested in my offer, read the email from someone named Mark Nsd. …

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