Thai government websites were “sort of...

Hello all, Last Wednesday several Thai government websites were apparently hit by distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. Access was restored the following morning. This attack is allegedly a protest against  government’s plan to limit access to inappropriate sites. A petition against the proposal dubbed “Great Firewall of Thailand” has been signed by thousands of people. A typical DDoS attack exceeds the capacity to handle internet traffic by using a program or bot. But for this attack, people were asked on social networks to visit the websites and...

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