DDoS Attack Strikes NOonProp8.com
Ryan Singel writes on Threat Level:
Websites of political groups fighting anti-gay marriage amendments were hit by a flood of fake traffic Wednesday, in an apparent attempt to muzzle the sites and interfere with a fundraising effort, California's No on Prop 8 group said Thursday.More here.
The Secret Service is now investigating the denial-of-service attack on NOonprop8.com, an attack that began Wednesday afternoon and eventually made the site unreachable that evening, according to spokeswoman Julia Spiess.
No on Prop 8 described the attack as "what appears to be a coordinated attack designed to bring the system down."