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Seventeen year old hacker arrested for Norwegian DDoS attacks

July 14, 2014

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Norwegian police has arrested 17-year old hacker who was cresponsible for DDoS attacks that affected Norwegian financial institutions last week. It seems that he had used a vulnerability in WordPress CMS to stage a large DDoS attack. The attack was difficult to mitigate because it targeted not only network and transport layer but also application layer.

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