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ProtonMail comes back online, shores up DDoS defenses

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Nov 11, 2015.

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    ProtonMail, the Switzerland-based encrypted email service, has found its footing again after a wild ride over the past week.

    The free service has said it was hit by two different groups using distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) that took it offline.

    Now it has partnered with Radware, which offered its DDoS mitigation service for a "reasonable price," allowing service to resume, ProtonMail wrote in a blog post on Tuesday.

    "The attackers hoped to destroy our community, but this attack has only served to bring us all together, united by a common cause and vision for the future," the company wrote.

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