DDOS

Time Warner confirms DDoS

February 26, 2009
Time Warner Cable confirmed Thursday that distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against its DNS servers are to blame for the slower-than-normal service affecting its broadband customers, particularly those living in Southern California, for about the past week. The company said in a statement that the culprits likely are using botnets to deliver their traffic because the attacks are "larger and more difficult to contain than similar attacks in the past." — DK
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