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Week-long DDoS attack against Spamhaus 'largest in history'

03/27, 1:33pm

Denial of service attack over spam blacklist inclusion

The Internet is reportedly slowing down due to a large-scale online attack against an anti-spam organization, with the attack itself being declared the largest public denial of service attack in history. Non-profit Spamhaus is believed to be under attack from criminal gangs based in Russia and Eastern Europe, in a dispute that has escalated to a level that other services, such as Netflix, are feeling the impact.

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