Hacking attack blamed for Network Solutions outage

NEW YORK • Network Solutions, a company that provides tools for companies, groups and individuals to operate websites, says a hacking attack caused service disruptions to its customers. The company says it was the target of a distributed denial-of-service attack in which hackers direct thousands of computers to access its servers all at once. The fake traffic makes it difficult for legitimate visitors to get through. The servers hit contained directory information on customers’ websites, making ...

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