Pregnancy Advice Site Bombarded by Thousands of New Hack Attempts

By Gary Cutlack on at

Since the arrest of the unfortunately monickered "Abortion Hacker" for his role in accessing the records of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service’s web site, a further 2,500 attempts have been made to hack into the BPAS server.

The news comes from the BPAS itself, which says all of these subsequent attempts to steal details of its UK customer base have failed. A BBC reporter claims over half of the attack attempts came from users with IP addresses based in the US, although that may just be the preferred routing option of those that prefer to stay anonymous. [BBC]

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