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Swedish Online Gaming Site Attacked

A major online gaming site in Sweden was the victim of a Distributed Denial of Service attack earlier this week, knocking the site down for the majority of two days.

The attack was so severe that it also impacted the country's broadband connections, knocking out service to a million Telia customers for more than 45 minutes this week. The problem has been resolved, and investigators are looking into the source of the attack.

Commenting on the issue a Telia spokesman said, "Telia was not the prime target. It was an internet gaming company that was attacked and they sent us massive traffic which our DNS servers could not handle. We will of course investigate this incident further."

The site targeted was not revealed by the service provider. Casino Listings will update this story as more developments arise.

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