BBC victim of DDoS attack

The BBC website was subjected to a distributed denial of service attack on Thursday, according to a report on The Inquirer.BBC technical staff speeded up website provision by blocking requests from a limited number of international servers, said the article.

The BBC website was subjected to a distributed denial of service attack on Thursday, according to a report on The Inquirer.

BBC technical staff speeded up website provision by blocking requests from a limited number of international servers, said the article.

"In a statement to the the Inq, the BBC said the attack originated in a number of different countries but didn't specify which," said the Inq.