Online payment firm in DDoS drama

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 8:43 AM EST

Online payments processing firm Protx is continuing to fight a sustained internet attack which has severely impacting its services for the fourth successive day.

Since Sunday (31 October), Protx's systems have been reduced to a crawl because of a malicious DDoS attack. Although Protx felt it was on top of the problem by Monday (1 November) the attack once again intensified, prompting the company to draft in heavy duty DDoS defences which it hopes will finally thwart the assault.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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