WorldPay fights 'massive, orchestrated' attack

Friday, 7 November 2003, 12:53 PM EST

WorldPay, the Royal Bank of Scotland's Internet payment transaction outfit, is continuing to fight a sustained Internet attack which has left its services mostly unavailable for a second day.

Since yesterday morning, WorldPay's online payment and administration system has been reduced to a crawl due to a malicious DDoS attack by unidentified computer criminals.

WorldPay stresses that no customer information has leaked as a result of the attack, which it is working hard to address. WorldPay's services allow online retailers to accept online payments via credit and debit cards and are thus integral to the operation of the many ecommerce sites that use its facilities.

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