Internet slowed by cyber attack on spam blocker


Reuters – Spamhaus, a London and Geneva-based non-profit group which helps weed out unsolicited “spam” messages for email providers, said it had been subjected to “distributed denial of service” (DDoS) attacks on an unprecedented scale for more than a week.

“Based on the reported scale of the attack, which was evaluated at 300 Gigabits per second, we can confirm that this is one of the largest DDoS operations to date,” online security firm Kaspersky Lab said in a statement. more> http://tinyurl.com/blc3f8h

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One response to “Internet slowed by cyber attack on spam blocker

  1. Reblogged this on day3of and commented:
    Creepy. I dunno what to think about such things. Thought it was just me.

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