The attackers are using the pingback feature in WordPress to perform Flood Attacks. This attack goes beyond the WordPress platform as it can be used to attack sites on any platform--e.g. Joomla, Drupal, osCommerce, vBulletin.
If you website is experiencing a disruption in service, get in contact with your hosts, or we can shield your website from attacks in advance by improving your security. We'll activiate a website firewall that can virtually patch and protect you from issues like this.
We've cleared many websites of malware and it is not a pleasent experience for the business owner. The site goes down and becomes blacklisted through no fault of your own.
The Internet is only secure if we all partisipate in making it secure. Improve your website security today.
DoS attacks are certainly one of the worst things that can happen to you. Although you might not experience it any time soon, it would certainly help you out to install preventive measures and consult different web security websites that could help out!