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DDOS attacks disrupt competitive Dota 2 play

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DDOS attacks disrupt competitive Dota 2 play

The qualifying games for the Dota 2 G-1 league, a Chinese competition with a record-breaking prize pool, have been repeatedly disrupted by Distributed Denial of Service attacks, rendering players unable to connect to the game. The culprit is as of yet unknown, although a 4Chan post from the supposed attacker has boasted of directing the attacks to manipulate a bet of $20,000 on a match.

Multiple games have been affected, with admins forced to postpone games or declare winners before the games have been completed. 

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