Not surprisingly, the tool they are using is exactly the same one used for Operation Payback which took place about a year ago.
Looking at the LOIC downloads so far this year, itís clear there has been a sudden, sharp increase in the past few days which coincides with the latest Anonymous campaign:
The top country downloading the attack tool? The US - though not with a huge lead. France and Brazil are not far behind:
In addition to the version of LOIC that is downloaded and used locally, several websites have been developed that automatically DDoS simply by loading them. Here is one example:
Author: Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva.
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