European betting sites brace for attack

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  1. gerardwil

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    European soccer betting sites are increasingly targeted by cyber extortionists, German computer magazine c't reports. Sites are flooded with spurious requests (distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack) in an attempt to force online bookmakers to cough up or face shutdown.

    link: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/06/28/betting_sites_attack/
     
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