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Despite DoS Attack on Escrow.com, Customer Information Not Compromised

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Escrow.comWhen I visited Escrow.com this morning, I was surprised to see the message, “Bad Request (Invalid Hostname).” According to Escrow.com Customer Service Manager, Andee Hill, the company has been experiencing a Denial of Service (DOS) attack on its servers. I have been assured that customer information and transactions have not been compromised.

According to Hill, “Escrow.com has experienced an attack on the bandwidth of our servers. This attack only creates the inability to access our site; it does not compromise any customer or company information. We are working diligently to resolve this issue promptly.”

The technical support team is working diligently to resolve this, and the company expects to be back online shortly. If customers have any questions or need some assistance, they can call customer support at 1.888.511.8600 (in the US and Canada) or 1.949.635.3800 (International). Customers may also email support:  support@escrow.com.


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Comments (10)

    David

    Thanks for the update! I was in the middle of a transaction and trying to figure out if it was just my computer and what exactly was going on.

    March 10th, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Donny

    Saw that to. Actually yesterday. Though it was my computer. Anyway glad to see the best service will still be here. Nothing beats escrow.com in my opinion.

    March 10th, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Rob Sequin

    I cannot log into paypal. I called them and they said they are having a “technical issue”. They knew right away why I was calling.

    Maybe this is a coordinated attack?

    March 10th, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    Elliot Silver

    @ Rob

    I just logged into Paypal and had no trouble at all.

    March 10th, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Adam

    It’s been around 12hrs now I think. That seems like a long outage.

    March 10th, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    BullS

    The cyberwar is already Here!!!

    Time to get cash.

    March 10th, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    Rich Snippits

    Good to know, it wasn’t only me who had this problem. Thanks.

    March 10th, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Avantscape Design

    Yeah I just visited too and for a moment thought they blocked visits from my country. Hope they’re up soon and good thing customer info is safe.

    March 11th, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Matt

    Are they still down damn it?

    March 11th, 2011 at 4:43 pm

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