Why you should not partake in the ongoing coordinated DDoSing activities
- It might hit the wrong targets. Do you really trust whatever tool you run and whatever list you received to only hit what you wanted to hit? DDoSing will also unnecessarily increase network load on the route from you to the target.
- It's illegal and might come back at you. DDoSing is illegal on multiple levels. It's usually easy to prove through server logs. Your ISP might - often automatically - ban you. The targets of your attacks might "strike back" or use your attacks as a pretense to inflict even more harm to your region. You can merely hope that you will not be persecuted for your naive criminal offenses.
- It's risky. You'll - one way or another - be running foreign code on your machine. That always comes with a risk (which can only partially be reduced through virtualization, be it through the browser environment or something like Docker). Even if no control over your machine is gained, your IP at the very least