is recovering from DDoS attacks after more than an hour

Activision Blizzard said on Twitter Wednesday that its service was suffering from a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. A little over an hour later reported that the monitored attacks had ended.

In the first tweet, which was broadcast at 7:11 p.m. ET from the @BlizzardCS Twitter account, the company warned that the attack “may cause high latency and disconnects for some players.” That first tweet mentioned a single attack, but a second reported that things were over, aired at 8:29 p.m. ETreferred attacks — plural.

Based on Downdetector user reports, gamers have had problems with games, including over watch, World of Warcraft, call of Duty (although exactly which title is not specified) and Diablo III experienced DDoS attacks for about an hour in November, causing similar problems to gamers trying to play games.

Update May 11th 8:39pm ET: Activision Blizzard says monitored attacks have ended. is recovering from DDoS attacks after more than an hour

Fry Electronics Team

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