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Save yourself from dictionary attack.

HI everyone,

Recently a DDOS attack was launched on DNS Server of Dyn[ref]https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/26/ddos-attack-dyn-mirai-botnet[/ref]. It brought many websites down[ref]http://www.cnbc.com/2016/10/21/major-websites-across-east-coast-knocked-out-in-apparent-ddos-attack.html[/ref]

In the meantime, a friend of mine was also attacked and his account was also used to launch a DDOS attack. He was hacked on 19th October and the large scale attack on DYN servers were launched on 21st October. Continue reading