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150 Gbps DDoS attack hits Dynadot.com

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On January 21, Dynadot.com reported that her website was hit with a 150Gbps DDoS attack. While the website did have DDoS protection in place, it was not capable of blocking an attack of this size.

According to the newsletter, the Dynadot Security Team worked to mitigate the attack, and we have installed additional defenses against such attacks in the future.
150 Gbps DDoS attack hits Dynadot.com

On January 21, Dynadot.com reported that her website was hit with a 150Gbps DDoS attack. While the website did have DDoS protection in place, it was not capable of blocking an attack of this size.

According to the newsletter, the Dynadot Security Team worked to mitigate the attack, and we have installed additional defenses against such attacks in the future.

“I know many customers are concerned about their account security. I am happy to report that customer data was not impacted by this attack. Account security has been, and always will be, a top priority of ours. Additionally, we will work on improving communication during service disruptions to make sure we keep you in the loop.”

“I am very sorry this happened, and I know it was extremely inconvenient. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding. We will continue to improve our systems and processes.” Todd Han, the Dynadot Founder, and President said.

 

About Dynadot.com

Dynadot is a privately held ICANN accredited domain name registrar and web hosting company founded by software engineer Todd Han in 2002. Dynadot‘s headquarters is established in San Mateo, California, with offices in Zhengzhou and Beijing, China, as well as Toronto, Canada.

 

What is DDOS Attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack occurs when multiple systems flood the bandwidth or resources of a targeted system, usually one or more web servers. A DDoS attack uses more than one unique IP address or machines, often from thousands of hosts infected with malware.

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