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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Vocus Communications (Australia) DDoSed - May 2010


DATE:
2010-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Australia

AFFECTED SITES:
vocus.com.au

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Connectivity disruptions/congestion acorss multiple websites

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Unclear if this is a censorship case. Big IP network provider affected by DDoS for the second time in 3 months.

URLS:
1. http://www.itnews.com.au/News/174982,vocus-suffers-ddos-attack.aspx


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