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Host.us DDOS attack
- Subject: Host.us DDOS attack
- From: rwfireguru at gmail.com (Robert Webb)
- Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2016 09:41:57 -0400
Anyone have any additonal info on a DDOS attack hitting host.us?
Woke up to no email this morning and the following from their web site:
*Following an extortion attempt, HostUS is currently experiencing sustained
large-scale DDOS attacks against a number of locations. The attacks were
measured in one location at 300Gbps. In another location the attacks
temporarily knocked out the entire metropolitan POP for a Tier-1 provider.
Please be patient. We will return soon. Your understanding is appreciated.
>From my monitoring system, looks like my VPS went unavailable around 23:00
EDT last night.