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LUS Fiber victim of Internet attack


Lafayette Daily Advertiser - (Louisiana) The director of Lafayette Utilities System (LUS Fiber) stated that disruptions to customers' Internet access November 4 and November 5 in Lafayette were the result of an attacker intentionally overwhelming the system. LUS Fiber had also experienced an unrelated email server malfunction the week of October 27 that left customers without email service for several days.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:22