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Danish digital signature co NemID suffers DDoS attacks

Thursday 25 April 2013 | 14:02 CET | News
The Danish Digitisation Board has warned that digital signature company NemID has been subject to a number of DDoS attacks recently. NemID is a single log-in for public websites, online banking and many other websites and services. There were two minor attacks on 24 and 25 March and one major one at 05:00 hrs on 11 April, making it very difficult or impossible to log in via NemID until 08:00 hrs that day to online banks and to public and private home pages.

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