TechSpot

Hack attack DDos snacks on DoubleClick Ads

By Phantasm66
Jul 28, 2004
  1. Out of the terrible darkness that brings forth monsters like MyDoom e-mail worm, MyDoom.O,"DoubleClick Inc. suffered a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack Tuesday that knocked out its popular online ad-serving service and its own corporate Web site for several hours, the company has confirmed."

    The company's DNS infrastructure, which provides the means for computers to be refered to by names, and on which many other services crucially depend, was "under a denial-of-service attack from outside sources." - eWeek.
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...