Anonymous Sudan Banned on Telegram

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In a recent turn of events, the hacking group known as ‘Anonymous Sudan‘ found itself banned on the popular messaging platform Telegram after it gained attention of the Telegram admins.

With over 120,000 users under its banner, the group’s actions have raised questions about the future of Anonymous Sudan and the potential impact of their actions.

Anonymous Sudan Telegram channel closed

Anonymous Sudan’s Past DDoS Attacks

Anonymous Sudan has a notorious history of launching DDoS attacks against various targets. Some of their previous actions include:

  1. Threats Against AO3: Anonymous Sudan made headlines by threatening continued DDoS attacks on Archive of Our Own (AO3) unless a ransom was paid. This attack aimed to disrupt the popular fanfiction platform.
  2. LinkedIn Targeted: The group didn’t stop there. LinkedIn faced the wrath of Anonymous Sudan in a test attack that showcased their capabilities.
  3. NATO Summit Disruption: Cyber attacks by the group disrupted websites in the lead-up to a NATO Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, causing concerns about the security of critical events.
  4. OnlyFans in Crosshairs: Anonymous Sudan also targeted the adult content platform OnlyFans, adding another incident to their growing list of DDoS attacks.

DDoS Attack Techniques: Anonymous Sudan is known for employing various DDoS attack techniques to achieve its disruptive objectives.

These techniques include:

  1. HTTP(S) Flood Attack: This technique involves flooding target systems with a barrage of SSL/TLS handshakes and HTTP(S) requests, overwhelming system resources and causing service disruptions.
  2. Cache Bypass: By bypassing Content Delivery Network (CDN) layers, the group overloads origin servers, severely impacting website performance.
  3. Slowloris: Another method used by the group is Slowloris, which keeps server connections open by slowing down resource downloads, forcing servers to allocate resources to unfulfilled requests.

Anonymous Sudan’s Future

The original Anonymous Sudan account is not on Telegram anymore.

With the ban on Telegram, the future of Anonymous Sudan remains uncertain. It’s essential to note that such groups often find ways to regroup and adapt to new challenges. Only time will tell if Anonymous Sudan can regain its former strength and amass another large following.

Reza Rafati

Reza Rafati, based in the Netherlands, is the founder of An industry professional providing insightful commentary on infosec, cybercrime, cyberwar, and threat intelligence, Reza dedicates his work to bolster digital defenses and promote cyber awareness.

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