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WordPress Fighting Off Second Wave of Attacks

Hackers have tried for the last two days to shut down WordPress.  The hosting service is home to 18 million blogs including some of the Internet’s most influential commentators.  Cyber thugs have bombarded the WordPress servers for two days with DDOS (Directed Denial of Service) attacks.  “This is the largest and most sustained attack we’ve seen in our six-year history. We suspect it may have been politically motivated against one of our non-English blogs but we’re still investigating and have no definitive evidence yet.” according to Matt Muellenberg, WordPress founder.

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