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DDOS attack makes Pokemon Go servers almost unresponsive: Latest update

DDOS attack makes Pokemon Go servers almost unresponsive: Latest update

DDOS attack makes Pokemon Go servers almost unresponsive: Latest update

This may be a huge disappointment for millions of Pokémon fans across the world. Pokemon Go servers down time is becoming longer and longer, further troubling the fans who don’t want to miss even a single minute of the enchanting mobile game.

The hacking seems to have been the handiwork of a hacking group that is also a cyber collective known as PoodleCorp. The hackers claim that they did it through a DDOS attack.

The game that has been going viral for the last several days was launched earlier this month. To be precise Pokémon Go is a free-to-play location-based augmented reality mobile game.Pokemon Go

Within a very short time it has become a massive hit across the world. The game that is available for Android and iOS devices has been developed by Niantic and published by The Pokémon Company.

There is no denying that the game has been received exceedingly well by gaming enthusiasts across the world. Pokemon Go actually lets the gamers to capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on device screens as though in the real world. It makes use of GPS and the camera of compatible devices

In the meantime hacker group PoodleCorp announced on Twitter it was behind the action, but this claim is yet to be verified. The account also retweeted a post by a user claiming to be the leader of PoodleCorp.

A user said, “Just was a lil test, we will do something on a larger scale soon”. The hacking group seems to be in the news recently and it has targeted high profile YouTubers such as Pewdiepie. A DDOS, or Distributed Denial of Service, is a way troublemakers crash servers by flooding them with so many requests every second that they cannot cope. Latest Pokemon GO servers status seems to be down right now.
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