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January 8, 2005
DDOS Attack On Hosting Matters

For those of you who have experienced some difficulties in accessing CQ, Power Line, Instapundit, or other blogs over the past eight hours, you were not alone. I intended to post last night on one or two more topics, but I could not access my site either. It turns out that our service provider, Hosting Matters, had to turn back two DDOS attacks overnight. These malicious attacks take some time to identify and counter, and the good folks at Hosting Matters worked as quickly and diligently as they could.

It appears the attacks are over and access should be no problem. Thanks for your patience.

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Posted by Ed Morrissey at January 8, 2005 6:26 AM

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