ProtonMail DDoS wipeout: Day 6. Yes, we’re still under attack

Alexander J. Martin reports:

Encrypted email provider ProtonMail is still being hit by a DDoS attack from what it claims is a nation state, as well as a secondary and separate lower-level assault from an identified assailant. However, the service is now operating normally, it seems.

Switzerland-based ProtonMail offers an encrypted webmail system able to withstand intelligence agency-level surveillance. However, since last Tuesday the company has continued to be hit by DDoS attacks from two attackers.

Talking to The Register, ProtonMail CEO Andy Yen explained: “We have been attacked every day since 3 November, so we’re now entering the sixth day of attacks.”

“There are two attackers,” said Yen.

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