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04|06|2009 01:03 pm EDT

Register.com suffers Denial of Service Attack

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Registrars

As register.com informed their customers, they have been experiencing service disruptions as a result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack last week.

According to their email, the company has created the following counter-measures:

– Deployed counter-measures to mitigate the attack and added capacity across the company’s network
– Setup special channels with major ISPs to re-enable customers’ services
– Isolated the profile of the attack through forensic data analysis
– Engaged the FBI and The Department of Homeland Security

Customers that have any questions or concerns can call call 1-888-734-478 for further information

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