Bookies race to beat net attacks

Monday, 5 April 2004, 1:14 PM EST

In recent months extortionists have threatened gambling websites with web-based attacks unless they pay up.

But analysis of website responses at 20 British bookmakers shows that the Grand National has not prompted a new round of denial of service attacks.

Bookmakers are avoiding attack using technology to spot and stop data barrages before they hit web servers.

By Mark Ward at BBC.

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