Hackers target Danish train service over the weekend

(Source: The Copenhagen Post, May 14, 2018)

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A DDoS cyber attack made buying a ticket tough for Danish rail travellers Sunday night. A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. The hack made it impossible to purchase a ticket via the DSB app, on the website, at ticket machines and in 7-Eleven kiosks at the stations. The internal mail and telephone systems used by DSB employees were also affected by the hack.

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Monday, May 14, 2018