Euro 2004 Gambling Sites Hit By Denial Of Service Attacks

A new wave of distributed denial of service attacks has been launched against UK betting sites.
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Capital Sports' website has been the worst affected and has been unavailable since mid day yesterday.

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A spokesman for Blue Square said the company came under attack after the company ignored a demand for $30,000. The new attacks raise speculation that extortionists will continue to target gambling sites in the run-up to Euro 2004 and Wimbledon.

Netcraft is monitoring the performance of twenty leading UK Internet Gambling Sites, with dynamically updating graphs available here.