San Jose officials say the city’s website — and police department website — have been the target of multiple cyber attacks over the past week

David Vossbrink, a spokesman for the city of San Jose told Mashable that the attacks started last Thursday. It was a distributed denial of service attack, or DDoS, which is designed to deliberately congest a website’s traffic and shut it down

“We had intermittent interruptions over following several days,” Vossbrink says. “Mostly a matter of annoying inconvenience for staff and public users trying to access our websites for information.” Read more…

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