On October 25, 2022, an Iraqi hacking group linked to Iran-backed militias claimed responsibility for a DDOS attack that allegedly disrupted the servers of the "Call of Duty" video game in retaliation for the fictionalized depiction in the game of the killing of the former IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassim Soleimani.
"Breaking: A cyber-attack takes down Call Of Duty and suspends the game servers around the world," said a post a Telegram channel affiliated with Iran-backed militias in Iraq, sharing a poster featuring an image from the video game with a caption that reads: "We'll never forget."
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