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Online firm, under attack, cites extortion

September 23, 2004

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A major provider of credit card authorizations for Internet retailers was struggling to remain online yesterday. Authorize.net, of Bellevue, Wash., purchased this year by Lightbridge Inc. of Burlington, has been subjected since last week to ''denial of service" attacks, in which vandals try to knock computers out of commission by overwhelming them with data. ''We are working diligently to minimize ... (Full Article: 1150 Words)

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