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How DDoS attacks knock your favorite websites offline

On Oct. 21, 2016, an otherwise casual Friday morning, millions of users across the U.S. found themselves unable to access popular websites such as Amazon, GitHub, Shopify, Twitter, and the New York Times. The lack of access had nothing to do with the users themselves or their internet

ISIS allegedly turned to eBay to get cash across borders

The flag of the Islamic State.Image: AP/REX/ShutterstockLike anything, terrorism costs money, but it's not easy for individuals marked as extremists to transfer significant amounts of cash. Government officials watch for such transactions, forcing extremists to find other ways to send money where they want it to go. For alleged