[Breach List] – Fairfax owned tradingroom.com.au – Feb 2012

The Fairfax-owned tradingroom.com.au is the latest financial services related website to be hit with a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS).

DDoS attacks make online services unavailable by flooding them with millions of requests for page views at once. They are used to cause business disruption to the targeted site, either by protest – known as hacktivism – or financial gain.

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