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Proponents and news outlets reporting or allowing discussion on GamerGate have been routinely attacked. The following are confirmed cases of attacks on GamerGate supporters.
 
  
==DDOS Attacks==
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* The Escapist Forums, specifically the Gamergate thread, are hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack on September 20, 2014.<ref>[https://twitter.com/archon/status/513365103329423360 Alexander Macris: Twitter: 9:32 AM - 20 Sep 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2014/09/20/the-escapist-forums-brought-down-in-ddos-attack/ Erik Kain: Forbes: The Escapist #GamerGate Forums Brought Down In DDoS Attack][https://archive.today/sjyrR (Archive)]</ref>
 
  
*[[TechRaptor]] is hit by DDoS bot on October 9, 2014. TechRaptor claims it is the third cyberattack they had received in the past month.<ref>[https://archive.today/d2H5I TechRaptor: Facebook: October 9 at 4:37pm (Archive)]</ref>
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* [[#DDOS_Attacks|1 DDOS Attacks]]
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== DDOS Attacks[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=1|edit]]] ==
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* The Escapist Forums, specifically the Gamergate thread, are hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack on September 20, 2014.<sup>[[#cite_note-1|[1]]][[#cite_note-2|[2]]]</sup>
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* [[index.php?title=TechRaptor|TechRaptor]] is hit by DDoS bot on October 9, 2014. TechRaptor claims it is the third cyberattack they had received in the past month.<sup>[[#cite_note-3|[3]]]</sup>
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* 8chan servers are hit by a cyber attack on October 20, 2014.<sup>[[#cite_note-4|[4]]]</sup>
  
* 8chan servers are hit by a cyber attack on October 20, 2014.<ref>[https://twitter.com/infinitechan/status/524419127096930304 8chan.co Twitter: 9:37 PM - 20 Oct 2014] [https://archive.today/5m0cB (Archive)]</ref>
 
 
 
* Gamesnosh is 403'd. ['''citation needed''']
 
* Gamesnosh is 403'd. ['''citation needed''']
 
* An [unnamed] alternative GamerGate wiki experiences an attempted DDoS.<ref>[https://i.imgur.com/TTcnEJA.png Imgur] [https://archive.today/rpneN (Archive)]</ref>
 
  
==Access Attempts==
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* An [unnamed] alternative GamerGate wiki experiences an attempted DDoS.<sup>[[#cite_note-5|[5]]]</sup>
* Access attempts are made against twitter user @Rinaxas.<ref>[https://twitter.com/Rinaxas/status/519764678499520512 Rinaxas: Twitter: 1:22 AM - 8 Oct 2014] [https://archive.today/R677W (Archive)]</ref>
 
  
==Hacking==
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== Access Attempts[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=2|edit]]] ==
* Hitbox.tv experienced a hacking attempt during a stream held by The Ralph Retort on October 18, 2014.<ref>[http://theralphretort.com/advisory-reassess-security-hitbox/ The Ralph Retort: ADVISORY: Reassess All Passwords if You’re on Hitbox] [https://archive.today/nncZE (Archive)]</ref><ref>[https://archive.today/X24Vv TheRalphRetort: Twitter: 1:42 PM - 18 Oct 2014 (Archive)]</ref><ref>[https://archive.today/Mg4Jw GamingAndPandas: Twitter: 2:28 PM - 18 Oct 2014 (Archive)]</ref>
 
  
* Gamergate.community is hacked on November 16, 2014.<ref>[https://archive.today/cmcIA MarinerGrey: Twitter: 3:59 PM - 16 Nov 2014 (Archive)]</ref>
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* Access attempts are made against twitter user @Rinaxas.<sup>[[#cite_note-6|[6]]]</sup>
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* Hitbox.tv experienced a hacking attempt during a stream held by The Ralph Retort on October 18, 2014.<sup>[[#cite_note-7|[7]]][[#cite_note-8|[8]]][[#cite_note-9|[9]]]</sup>
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* Gamergate.community is hacked on November 16, 2014.<sup>[[#cite_note-10|[10]]]</sup>
  
 
* The Fine Young Capitalists' Indiegogo is hacked. ('''Better source needed''')(https://i.imgur.com/I9mKLqn.jpg)
 
* The Fine Young Capitalists' Indiegogo is hacked. ('''Better source needed''')(https://i.imgur.com/I9mKLqn.jpg)
  
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* Possible &quot;Google Bombing&quot; occurring in October (unconfirmed).<sup>[[#cite_note-11|[11]]]</sup>
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[[#cite_ref-1|↑]] [https://twitter.com/archon/status/513365103329423360 Alexander Macris: Twitter: 9:32 AM - 20 Sep 2014]</li>
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[[#cite_ref-2|↑]] [http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2014/09/20/the-escapist-forums-brought-down-in-ddos-attack/ Erik Kain: Forbes: The Escapist #GamerGate Forums Brought Down In DDoS Attack][https://archive.today/sjyrR (Archive)]</li>
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[[#cite_ref-7|↑]] [http://theralphretort.com/advisory-reassess-security-hitbox/ The Ralph Retort: ADVISORY: Reassess All Passwords if You’re on Hitbox] [https://archive.today/nncZE (Archive)]</li>
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Proponents and news outlets reporting or allowing discussion on GamerGate have been routinely attacked. The following are confirmed cases of attacks on GamerGate supporters.

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DDOS Attacks[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=1|edit]]]

  • The Escapist Forums, specifically the Gamergate thread, are hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack on September 20, 2014.[1][2]
  • TechRaptor is hit by DDoS bot on October 9, 2014. TechRaptor claims it is the third cyberattack they had received in the past month.[3]
  • 8chan servers are hit by a cyber attack on October 20, 2014.[4]
  • Gamesnosh is 403'd. [citation needed]
  • An [unnamed] alternative GamerGate wiki experiences an attempted DDoS.[5]

Access Attempts[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=2|edit]]]

  • Access attempts are made against twitter user @Rinaxas.[6]

Hacking[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=3|edit]]]

  • Hitbox.tv experienced a hacking attempt during a stream held by The Ralph Retort on October 18, 2014.[7][8][9]
  • Gamergate.community is hacked on November 16, 2014.[10]

Misc[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=4|edit]]]

  • Possible "Google Bombing" occurring in October (unconfirmed).[11]

References[[[index.php?title=Cyberattacks&action=edit&section=5|edit]]]


  1. Alexander Macris: Twitter: 9:32 AM - 20 Sep 2014

  2. Erik Kain: Forbes: The Escapist #GamerGate Forums Brought Down In DDoS Attack(Archive)

  3. TechRaptor: Facebook: October 9 at 4:37pm (Archive)

  4. 8chan.co Twitter: 9:37 PM - 20 Oct 2014 (Archive)

  5. Imgur (Archive)

  6. Rinaxas: Twitter: 1:22 AM - 8 Oct 2014 (Archive)

  7. The Ralph Retort: ADVISORY: Reassess All Passwords if You’re on Hitbox (Archive)

  8. TheRalphRetort: Twitter: 1:42 PM - 18 Oct 2014 (Archive)

  9. GamingAndPandas: Twitter: 2:28 PM - 18 Oct 2014 (Archive)

  10. MarinerGrey: Twitter: 3:59 PM - 16 Nov 2014 (Archive)

  11. Reddit: KotakuInAction removed from 'Gamergate' search results (Archive)

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