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Monday, May 10, 2010

Electoral Vote - November 2004


DATE:
2004-11

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
electoral-vote.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Periodic unreachability.

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Site that provides polling information about the US Presidential race was hit by a long DDoS. It was rather easily dealt with by the existence of and creation of more mirror/backup sites. ISP HostRocket helped by creating six mirrors at electoral-vote3.com - electoral-vote8.com

URLS:
1. http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2004/11/02/mirrors_help_electoralvotecom_blunt_ddos_attacks.html


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