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South African ISP, Web hosts hit by DDOS attacks

Liquid Telecom, an internet service provider (ISP) in South Africa has been hit by a new wave of DDOS attacks. Other South African companies affected by the attacks include web hosting companies Afrihost Axxess and WebAfrica.

Mybroadband reports that all 4 internet based services alerted their subscribers at various times following the attacks.

Activist CEO Gian Visser says while the attacks which began on Sunday continues, the severity of the attacks have reduced.

He stated that locally hosted content like Netflix, YouTube and Gmail will have little or no service interaction while foreign hosted services will experience the most disruptions.


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