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Exness Targeted with Ongoing DDos Assaults Causing Disruption of Services


Exness the retail broker for foreign exchange tells about experiencing ongoing Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) assaults that is leading to disruption of service thereby impacting its trading terminals and website. Initially, Exness encountered impact of the assault on its customers' 'Personal Area,' while one more was spotted during the night before that attacked the broker's trading servers. Albeit there is no more of the problem at the moment, a few customers will likely encounter slow connection of Exness' MetaTrader 4, the broker cautions, emphasizing that the funds and personal data of those customers had remained undisturbed.

The assault seemingly began the night of April 5 while it and many more resumed on 6th April. At first, the attack targeted Exness' website that resulted in disruptions within a few services such as altering personal information, withdrawals and deposits as well as influencing adjustment within Personal Area of the customers. However, the website's total functionality was restored within 24-hrs.

A DDoS assault is executed with the aim to make an Internet service alternatively a website inaccessible to people for whom they are created. The medium through which it's launched is a botnet comprising innumerable contaminated servers and PCs that issue uncountable requests all at the same time onto the target, thereby obstructing usual data flow as well as disrupting the target's usual operations. Smnweekly.com posted this online dated April 13, 2016.

Distributed Denial-of-Service assaults frequently strike services and websites belonging to important institutions like gateways for card payments, banks and other financial institutions turning them inoperable and useless spanning several hours else many months even. Some major financial institutions in USA to encounter massive DDOS assaults have been HSBC, Capital One and Citigroup.

Exness though not comparable to the above large financial institutions, still it's a successful business. Recently, it reported about trading metrics of its March month increasing continuously both month-wise and year-wise. The broker firm reiterates that it takes good stand in safeguarding funds and data, while details are maintained secured all time.

Of late, Exness turned out the foremost ever foreign exchange broker that was giving its customers unlimited leverage.

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