ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 1.7.2008
Denial of service attack towards Alma Media's web services
Denial of service attack towards Alma Media's internet services caused interferences on Monday 30.6.2008. Attack prevented access to web pages of Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Aamulehti among others. Also Alma Media's web page (www.almamedia.fi) suffered from the attack.
The target of the attack was Plenware Oy which provides network services for Alma Media. The interferences of the attack were minimized quickly and by the evening network services functioned normally.
Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and the online media. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2007 totalled EUR 329 million and the operating margin was above 19 %. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Nordic Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V. More information at www.almamedia.fi