Fiverr Removes DDoS-for-Hire Services from Its Marketplace
Security Update : Fiverr, the marketplace where people can buy services or products for only $ 5, has removed a series of ads claiming to provide DDoS-for-hire services.
The marketplace owners received a friendly nod from security firm Incapsula, whose experts took a look at the site after they read Dell’s infamous Underground Hacker Markets report that includes the latest prices hackers use to sell their services on the Dark Web.
Incapsula, who published a similar study last year, was amazed to discover that DDoS services had dropped from a price of $ 38 per hour, which they recorded in June 2015, to only $ 5 per hour, as reported by Dell’s SecureWorks division in April 2016.
This round price immediately made Incapsula’s experts think of the Fiverr marketplace. More out of curiosity, the firm’s experts went looking for DDoS service… (read more)