Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Cyber attack on NDP leadership vote involved more than 10,000 computers

Cyber attack on NDP leadership vote involved more than 10,000 computers

A massive cyber attack involving more than 10,000 computers was behind the online voting chaos during Saturday’s NDP leadership vote, it was revealed today.

According to Scytl Canada, the company contracted by the party to conduct the vote, a deliberate large scale “distributed denial of service” (DDoS) attempted to deny NDP members access to the online balloting system. --->>>

Also see:

NDP Leadership: Online voting company blames delays on “orchestrated attempt to thwart democracy”



 

1 comment:

  1. That is true: the forensic investigation is ongoing to locate the source of the attack, but the company said it has identified more than 10,000 “malevolent” IP addresses behind the “hundreds of thousands of false voting requests to the system.” iDeals virtual data room provider

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