• Google Offers Free Protection to U.S. Political Websites

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    After Tennessee voters went to the polls in primary elections this month, a massive surge of traffic hit a Know County website as it reported the results, knocking it offline for over an hour. In the wake of the incident, a cyber-security experts reported that “a suspiciously large number of foreign countries” accessed the site, which caused it to crash.
    These sort of cyber shenanigans, known as a “distributed denial of service” attacks, are cheap and easy to arrange, and have the potential to be widespread during November elections in the U.S.
    That's why Jigsaw , the policy wing of...
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