Activision Blizzard attack leaves your games disconnected for hours

Something that usually happens frequently in the world of technology, are cyberattacks that can affect users individually to large companies. And now, it has been reported that Activision Blizzard has suffered from an accident style DDoS that has left several of its inactive video games for many hours.

The developer recognized the problem through a tweet to 12: 15 a. m. (Pacific time) of September 14 and said he was investigating a problem that affected his authentication servers and caused slow or failed login attempts for the players. Complaints that arrived in industrial quantities.

Shortly after, Activision Blizzard confirmed that their PC servers had fallen as a result of an attack DDoS . Ensuring that they were monitoring activities to return to reconnection.

We continue to actively monitor an ongoing DDoS attack that is affecting latency/connections to our games.


The problem of Activision Blizzard was resolved a few minutes ago, with the fallen servers for three hours and 30 minutes, this since the problem was first reported. It is not yet mentioned who was responsible for the attack and either what it was looking for.

Via: IG