Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Siege publisher Ubisoft has actually submitted a suit versus the owners of an alleged distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack site. Numerous individuals from across the globe are listed in the suit, which was submitted Thursday in a California court and acquired by Polygon.
DDoS attacks in Rainbow Six Siege have actually been a huge issue for Ubisoft. In September 2019, the developer enacted a multipronged plan to stop gamers that perpetuate DDoS attacks, which create lag in multiplayer matches and can crash servers. Ubisoft said it saw a 93%drop in the frequency of attacks after it shared its strategy. Now it’s wanting to quash the issue from the source– a group of individuals the business states are selling memberships to DDoS services.
85 for “lifetime” access to the server, according to the claim; a month-to-month membership expenses around $30 A screenshot from the grievance revealed Fortnite, FIFA 20, and Call of Responsibility: Modern Warfare 4 as potential targets, too.
Ubisoft states the website owners “are aware of the harm” their services have triggered the company. “Undoubtedly, Accuseds have actually gone out of their method to taunt and try to humiliate Ubisoft for the damage its services have actually triggered to [Rainbow Six Siege],” Ubisoft attorneys write. The suit indicate a tweet sent out by a supposed accused:
Also, Ubisoft declares the defendants created a fake “seizure” notification on their website that “falsely claimed” Microsoft and Ubisoft had taken over the website. The suit states the accuseds admitted they created the seizure notification “in order to get Ubisoft to confess that they have a problem,” whatever that indicates.
Ubisoft has actually asked the court to close down the websites, and award damages and charges. Polygon has connected to Ubisoft for more details. SNG.ONE did not return a request for comment.