Last week, we reported that popular private torrent site Demonoid was hit by a massive DDoS attack and subsequently out of commission for over a week. The length of the outage, and the fact that the address stopped pointing anywhere rather than displaying some kind of outage message, caused speculation that the venerable site may be down for good. Unfortunately, Demonoid's demise may not be speculation any longer, as word broke that Ukrainian authorities shut down the site.
Scattered reports of users being forced to communicate with people in physical proximity such as co-workers, friends and neighbors are coming in as some popular social networking sites are suffering varying degrees of outage. Mashab... Read Post
The Pirate Bay and a handful of other torrent sites were temporarily shut down by a DDoS attack on Tuesday, according to TorrentFreak. A Twitter user who was reportedly denied an invitation to one of the sites decided to take his or... Read Post