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Spam fighter, spammer spat becomes massive DDoS attack Print E-mail
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Source: CSO - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Network Security A tiff between a Dutch company and Spamhaus, which blacklists spammers, has turned into a cyber attack of epic proportions. The distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) spread from the Spamhaus website to the rest of the Internet, reportedly affecting millions of rank and file Internet users. Spamhaus became the target of the attack after it blacklisted Cyberbunker, a Dutch company, as a source of spam, The New York Times reported. Cyberbunker appears to be a wide open hosting service that will allow anyone to set up a website on its servers, save for pornographers and terrorists.

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