'External attack' under control - Tiscali UK

Thursday, 20 March 2003, 12:26 PM EST

Tiscali UK is prepared to take legal action against those behind yesterday's "external attack" that knocked out the ISP.

A spokeswoman for the company told The Register: "If we can identify who the people are behind this then we will pursue prosecution."

The comments come as Tiscali UK is continuing to investigate the incident that downed its portal yesterday and created havoc for its users.

The ISP has so far declined to give any more details about the incident but has described it as a "sustained" denial of service attack.

In its latest update the ISP reports that service has been "fully restored" for its broadband and dial-up customers.

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