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Denial of Service Attacks Hit N.J. Universities

March 31, 2015
 

Both Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson Universities saw campus Internet connectivity suffer this weekend as the institutions came under distributed denial-of-service attacks, NJ.com reported. Such attacks can slow a website to a crawl or crash it completely by directing large amounts of web traffic to one site. By Monday morning, Rutgers tweeted that "I.T. staff are working around the clock to fix server and email disruption."

 
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