Swissquote confirms massive DDoS attack
Clients of online trading firm Swissquote had trouble accessing its platforms during the past 24 hours. The company has just confirmed it experienced a massive DDoS attack yesterday and partly today.
Swissquote says its systems are up again but there may still be some delays for certain services as the system is going back to normal.
Swissquote issued the following statement via social media:
“Yesterday, and partly today Swissquote experienced a massive DDoS attack.
This affected the accessibility of our platforms and services due to the attack and the defence solution triggered by our IT systems and our Internet providers.
The systems are up again but we may still have some delays for certain services as the system is going back to normal.
We profoundly regret this disruption and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. We thank you for your loyalty and support”.