Two-Day Long DDoS Attack Breaches U.S. Utility

By Robert Vamosi | 3/15/13 8:00 AM

A US utility's website was taken offline in February by a two-day long distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, according to security vendor Prolexic.

BankInfoSecurity reports there were no direct connections between the utility attack and those on financial institutions over the last six months but suggested that criminal hackers were broadening their attacks to include other aspects of the US infrastructure.

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