Pastebin on the mend after DDoS battering
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Intrusion Detection Popular text file sharing service Pastebin.com has returned online following a denial of service attack on Tuesday. The site, which allows users to anonymously upload (potentially large) documents and share them, has become a favourite resource for hacktivists from Anonymous and elsewhere over recent months. Anonymous uses Pastebin to upload data dumps and to post announcements of planned operations. The site also serves at an internet clipboard for programmers and many other users.

However a quick perusal of the trending pastes on Pastebin suggests the majority of the most widely read posts relate to Anonymous, hacktivism or the Occupy movement.

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