The world biggest DDoS-for-Hire service was stopped after the Croatian Police arrested the teenage mastermind hacker. At the webstresser.org the registered users could launch a DDoS attack against their targets for €15 or BitCoin. This way technical skills weren’t required for starting such an attack.
DDoS attacks typically flood web servers with traffic to take them down. So-called stressers sell those attacks as a service, offering to take down customers’ selected targets for a small fee or providing direct access to a simple DDoS tool. According to investigators working on Operation Power Off, webstresser.org appeared to be the biggest of all such services.