A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack took down California Democratic congressional hopeful Bryan Caforio’s website just hours before he stepped onto the debate stage to face fellow Democrats.
“As I saw firsthand, dealing with cyberattacks is the new normal when running for office, forcing candidates to spend time fending off those attacks when they should be out talking to voters,” Caforio told Rolling Stone, which first reported the attack and three others on the candidate’s campaign website.
Caforio came in third in the top-two primary by just a few thousand votes.
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