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Sunday, July 18, 2010

HolyQuran.net DDoSed - July 2010


DATE:
2010-07

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA, Saudi Arabia, Syria

AFFECTED SITES:
holyquran.net

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Offline for some days

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
Up to 640Mbps

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Islamic site attacked and brought offline for some days (still down at time of record).

URLS:
1. http://www.holyquran.net/ddos.html
2. http://twitter.com/MajidAlhamdan/status/18601520943


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