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Ancestry services crippled by DDoS attack


Softpedia - (International) Servers belonging to and several of its services were affected by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that began June 16 and continued to cause issues for users June 19. Users reported that the site was only accessible intermittently and the site recommended that users switch to offline mode until the issue is resolved.


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 10:20:37