Threat Management, Network Security, Vulnerability Management

Baidu suing registrar for negligence in cyberattack

Leading Chinese search engine Baidu, is suing, its U.S.-based web hosting provider, over a recent cyberattack that left the site unusable for several hours, according to published reports. On Jan. 12, Baidu visitors were redirected to a page announcing that the site had been overtaken by the Iranian Cyber Army. On Wednesday in a Manhattan federal court, Baidu filed a complaint against claiming that negligence by the company resulted in severe damage to the search giant. A spokesperson reportedly has said the lawsuit is “without merit.” A representative could not be reached by — AM

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