Posted By Rich Miller On April 7, 2009 @ 1:57 pm In Downtime | 9 Comments
Over the past week, there have been a series of electronic attacks on major Internet web hosts and domain service providers. These distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have disrupted service for tens of thousands of web sites. Here’s a recap of the recent activity:
Coincidence? Conficker?  Obviously, there’s no way to know. But a worrisome common thread is that these were all large-scale attacks that disrupted providers who’ve seen plenty of DDoS attacks before.
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URLs in this post:
 GoGrid: http://blog.gogrid.com/2009/03/31/message-from-gogrid-founders-regarding-denial-of-service-attack/
 about half: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10208732-83.html
 knocks UltraDNS offline: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/04/01/ultradns_ddos/
 hit with a DDoS: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2009/04/web_sites_disrupted_by_attack.html?wprss=securityfix
 The Planet: http://www.theplanet.com
 Twitter stream: http://twitter.com/theplanetdotcom
 Conficker?: http://www.scmagazineuk.com/Conficker-worm-authors-could-launch-DDoS-attacks/article/129541/
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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