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Poodlecorp DDOS takes EA, Blizzard servers down

We are hearing about some unfortunate news now, in relations to a possible reason why Battlefield 1 and also WoW Legion servers have been down recently with unexpected maintenance.

Another hacking group has entered the scene, by the name of Poodlecorp who are following on in the footsteps of Lizardsquad in trying to gain attention via social media by launching DDOS attacks against popular games.

Blizzard recently celebrated the launch of Legion for World of Warcraft, while EA has just opened up beta testing for Battlefield 1. According to a recent Tweet from Poodlecorp though, they don’t want you to have fun.

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Obviously, we can’t say if the claims are true or not but we do know that Battlefield 1 servers have been offline for a prolonged period of time.

Did a WoW DDOS really happen again with Blizzard CS taking a pounding as a result? Give us your thoughts on this on whether you believe the rumors.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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