Spamhaus repels DDoS attack

Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 12:53 AM EST

Spamhaus, the leading anti-spam organisation, has restored its site and services to normal after a distributed denial of service attack rendered its site temporarily inaccessible for several hours on Monday.

The attack, launched from a botnet of compromised Windows PCs, witnessed a huge surge in spurious traffic to Spamhaus's web servers from 0900 BST until around 1400 BST.

At The Register.

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