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Was the BBC hit by a DDoS attack?

It appears that the disruptions caused to the BBC’s iPlayer and website last weekend were possibly due to a DDoS attack. The iPlayer service was out of action over most of the weekend because of problems with the database behind the catch-up service. The faults also meant that only a simplified version of the BBC’s homepage was shown, while online …

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Stuart O'ConnorWas the BBC hit by a DDoS attack?

All BBC websites out of order last night, but why?

The BBC's online portfolio experienced an unprecedented outage last night, with all of the broadcaster's websites inaccessible from between 11pm and midnight. Twitter was alight with users complaining about the failure, the biggest outage since the BBC.co.uk homepage went down…

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Gerald LynchAll BBC websites out of order last night, but why?

"Anonymous" pro-WikiLeaks web attacks lead to five arrests in UK

The UK's Metropolitan Police service arrested five men today who the belive have been involved in the recent series of pro-WikiLeaks attacks on major web destinations. A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said that the arrests are in relation to "recent and…

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Gerald Lynch"Anonymous" pro-WikiLeaks web attacks lead to five arrests in UK