• Meetups

    Meetup taken down – Really?

    I mean seriously. Some hacker dude instituted a DDOS attack against Meetup.com beginning Thursday the 27th of February and seeming to end on the 4th of March. Meetup.com!!! Where hikers plan their weekend outings, wine lovers plan tastings and yes, many techies plan and find networking and learning events to attend. All over a $300 extortion attempt. From the Meetup blog: Here’s what happened. On Thursday morning, I received this email: Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 10:26 AM Subject: DDoS attack, warning A competitor asked me to perform a DDoS attack on your website. I can stop the attack for $300 USD. Let me know if you are interested…