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Cyber Attack Targets Blizzard Entertainment, Reasons Unknown

Blizzard Entertainment, the renowned video game company recently fell victim to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.

The attack temporarily disrupted access to the gaming servers.

The motive behind this attack remains unclear, leaving players and industry analysts speculating about potential reasons.

Talking about the reason of the attack, players have offered their own theories.https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/d4/t/ddos-attack-guess-we-have-to-wait-this-one-out/64015

Some say that the attack was an act of retaliation against Blizzard.

Some players even denied believing that there was any DDoS attack in the first place.

A player said the attack was “not surprising” at all, possibly pointing out the previous controversies surrounding the company.

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Blizzard Entertainment has faced various controversies in recent years.

One significant issue has been the allegations of fostering a “poor” company culture, which created an unsafe working environment for employees.

Additionally, the discontent among fans regarding recent releases, such as Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Season 5, has been palpable.

Players say that the company has failed to meet expectations and this has led to disappointment and frustration among its dedicated player base.

Blizzards however did not remain quiet throughout the situation.

The customer support team took the news to Twitter and said that “they were actively monitoring the attack.”

Later the same day, Blizzard Entertainment updated that “the DDoS attack has ceased.”

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The update further stated that the players who are still facing the problem should try troubleshooting their network.

Even after resolving the attack, the reason and the attackers remain unknown or maybe “undisclosed.”

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