DDoS attack wordpress.com to death

Internet users since the last two days might not have time to visit a number of prominent sites. In fact, to this day, the blogs that address at WordPress.com still can not be opened in Indonesia.
This caused the death of a WordPress server because of DDos attacks (distributed denial of service). In a statement, WordPress stated that the attack traffic to their data centers reach several gigabits per second and sending millions of packets per second. No half-hearted, three data centers WordPress property in Chicago, San Antonio, and Dalla, the U.S., down by it.
This event not only causes the web address WordPress.com inaccessible, but also make about 25 million Internet sites and blogs address who is expected to use the services could not be accessed WordPress.com. Including leading media sites like TechCrunch and the Financial Post that get premium service.
The attack has happened twice. First on Thursday (03/03/2011) morning and had time to stop the WordPress.com service for about three hours. Service was back to normal, before it was hit by a second attack on Friday (03/04/2011) morning U.S. time or Saturday afternoon. The second attack can be solved within one hour. However, the WordPress.com service has not fully recovered to be accessed from all countries.
From China
"This is the largest and most deadly attacks that we hadapai in the six-year history of our trip. We suspect it is based on political motives to silence the blogs that do not speak English, but we are still investigating and have not confirmed the exact cause, "wrote Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, in an e-mail reported by PCWorld.
According to Mullenweg, one of which is the address of the attacks targeted Chinese-language blog that uses WordPress. Aamat blog is also included in the list of blocked Baidu's Internet search service in China. WordPress does not know what the reason for the blog address to be targets of attacks and would not release his identity before the mitigation is completed.
"The majority of attacks coming from China (98 percent) and less from Japan and Korea," Mullenweg said, as reported by TechCrunch.
Usually such attacks take advantage of botnets or programs that have infected many computers in different parts of the world. Performer enable thousands of programs from a distance and ordered to menmbanjiri traffic a site at the same time to not be able to process so down.

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