Leading Affiliate Network XY7.com is Back Up and Running Smoothly After Web Attack

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4th Largest Affiliate Network gets attacked by hackers.

DDOS attacks are illegal and Xy7 was quick to report these actions to the appropriate federal agencies.

Xy7.com the nation's 4th most popular Affiliate program underwent a well planned Internet attack which started on Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 2010 at 2:04 pm pst. and ended shortly thereafter thanks to a fast acting internal team.

The company's CEO Kevin De Vincenzi released this statement:

"I am pleased to announce that XY7 is back online and fully operational after suffering a significant DDoS attack. Although there was a brief disruption, our team was able to quickly restore operations and our click tracking was never affected.

"DDoS attacks are not uncommon. Recently Facebook, Twitter and LiveJournal were victims of Distributed Denial of Service attacks. During a DDoS attack, multiple computers send requests to one computer in attempt to overload a system.

"As the 4th largest affiliate network, XY7 looks forward to providing the excellent service that we are known for.

"DDOS attacks are illegal and Xy7 was quick to report these actions to the appropriate federal agencies."

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