Scytl overcomes a Distributed Denial of Service Attack during the NDP leadership election

Mar 27, 2012

Delays in the final rounds of voting in last Saturday’s Federal NDP Leadership Convention were caused by a deliberate, large-scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack that attempted to deny NDP members access to the online balloting system. While the attack temporarily slowed down the voting process, at no time was Scytl’s highly sophisticated security system penetrated. An onsite independent audit by Price Waterhouse Coopers confirmed that no ballots cast by credentialed NDP members were added, subtracted or changed.

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