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Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 in Internet |

Wikileaks restores service after a week under DDoS attack

Wikileaks restores service after a week under DDoS attack

Since last August 3 the controversial revelations Web Assange has been suffering attacks that managed to leave it inaccessible for the past 24 hours.

Currently the problem is solved and the service is restored Wikileaks, thanks to the work of maintenance equipment as outlined in TechCrunch as have had the support of “CloudFlare” Web security service that acts as a “firewall” in the cloud, and is capable of blocking threats and limiting “abusive bots and crawlers” that cause loss of bandwidth and server resources.

Techcrunch explain that filters traffic from their customers through their servers, blocking access requests that are identified as illegitimate, as they did with to stop the DDoS and allow return to normal operations.

What took nearly a week to find this solution? Well to take a look at the WikiLeaks Twitter a few days ago we were complaining because they could not hire CloudFlare and thought was due to a blockage to the controversial site.

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However, quoted in TechCrunch that the company said it was part of the procedure for websites with high traffic to make the high hand, so after the required time, CloudFlare began operating in the case and a few hours ago from Twitter Wikileaks announced they were back on the Web:

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The attack had to suffer until recently boys Wikileaks given it a group called “Antileaks” and was motivated by the leak of a series on the conflict in Syria, which the hackers believe endangers many Will that be enough lives … the actions taken by Wikileaks to operate normally and focus on overcoming their economic threats or have to go back to fighting with DDoS attacks? Matter of time to find out.

Links:
- Helps Save CloudFlare Wikileaks’ Bacon (TechCrunch)
- Wikileaks back to restore their service (EuropaPress)

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