Thursday, 23 December 2010 the Evil URL Shortener

Many of you might have heard about LOIC which has been used by kids to DDoS attack the sites. Now, the creative hacker Ben Schmidt (supernothing) of has implemented the JS LOIC in order to use it for the DoS attacks.

Whenever the users visit the shortened URLs from, the website being visited will be constantly sent the HTTP requests everytime, thus creating the DoS condition. So this can be utilized to create the botnet for the DDoS attack. Why not read the post from Ben Schmidt himself? The Evil URL Shortener website