That is even more disturbing than the general idea of the website itself. Sadly, it seems your analysis can't be far off.
Good on whoever did it.
The genealogy site Ancestry.com has been blasted off the internet after reportedly being hit by a DDoS attack. The site's owners said unknown assailants had launched their digital broadside on Monday. Some users are still reporting problems accessing the site, despite Ancestry's promises that it has been fixed. On its …
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I think of many targets that would be ideal for a DDOS but a genealogy site?! Doesn't seem like something I can imagine many hackers would gain much kudos from their peers for taking out of service!
@ Amorous Cowherder: ummm... there's huge amounts of identity information to be had on any genealogy site... not everyone listed is dead, ya know? ;)
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