WordPress.com suffered massive DDoS attacks

[IT] Sohu news Beijing on March 3rd news, according to foreign media reports, the blog platform WordPress.com is facing its largest in the history of the DDoS (distributed denial of service attack), visits to client sites affected.

WordPress.com released a blog post said, WordPress.com is being super large scale DDoS attacks, connections affected. The data rate of the attack activity reaches the Gbps level, and the data packets per second reach millions. We are taking steps to mitigate the impact of the attack, but because of the large scale of the attack, it has caused considerable difficulties for our work. With the weakening of the attacks, our service has returned to normal, but we are actively working with upstream suppliers to prevent future recurrence of this situation."

WordPress.com did not disclose where the attacks came from.

WordPress.com currently serves 30 million blog publishers – equivalent to about 10% of the world’s Web sites, including VIPs TED, CBS and TechCrunch. WordPress.com monthly access to 300 million. (sunshine)