Bay Guardian Says Web Site Hacked Again

november 8, 2006  11:21 am
For the second time this year, the San Francisco Bay Guardian weathered an election-day assault on its Web site, according to Executive Editor Tim Redmond. The trouble started about 10 p.m. Monday night, when server traffic spiked by several million requests per minute. With extensive election coverage and candidate endorsements, the Bay Guardian might be targeted by any number of city and state political foes, Redmond says. But since a similar attack on June 6, the paper installed new servers and beefed up its bandwidth capacity. "The good news is that we were expecting them and successfully fended them off," Redmond says.