Web Sites Disrupted By Attack on Register.com


Web site host and domain name registrar Register.com has been the target of a sustained attack this week, disrupting service for thousands of customers.

The attacks began on Wednesday, causing a three-hour outage for many Web sites that rely on the company for hosting and/or use the company's domain name system (DNS) servers, said Roni Jacobson, executive vice president at Register.com.

UltraDNS Service Brought Down by DOS Attack

  Om Malik | Wednesday, April 1, 2009 | 7:33 AM PT |  UltraDNS, a managed domain name service (DNS) service owned by NeuStar, went offline on Tuesda