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SOURCE Move, Inc.
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move, Inc., (NASDAQ:MOVE), a leading provider of online real estate services, today reported its websites are experiencing a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
The attack directs massive amounts of traffic to our websites and makes realtor.com®, Top Producer® Systems, and Move's other Internet services inaccessible. Move operates realtor.com®, the official website of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Move and its network service providers are working quickly to assess and resolve the outages with the least amount of disruption to consumers and customers. Move has no evidence that this attack includes or has resulted in any compromise of data or other content on its websites. Move is working closely with federal law enforcement to identify the persons responsible for the attack, which began mid-day Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
DDoS attacks are a growing problem for online businesses. DDoS attacks are sent by people or botnets, a collection of Internet-connected programs communicating with other similar programs to perform tasks.
About Move, Inc. and realtor.com®
Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE), a leading provider of online real estate services, operates realtor.com®, which connects people to the essential, accurate information needed to identify their perfect home and to the REALTORS® whose expertise guides consumers through buying and selling. As the official website for the National Association of REALTORS®, realtor.com® empowers consumers to make smart home buying, selling and renting decisions by leveraging its direct, real-time connections with more than 800 multiple listing services (MLS) via all types of computers, tablets and smart telephones. Realtor.com® is where home happens. Move's network of websites provides consumers a wealth of innovative tools and accurate information including Doorsteps®, HomeInsight?, SocialBios?, Moving.com™, SeniorHousingNet?, homefair? and Relocation.com. Move supports real estate agents and brokerages by providing many services to grow their businesses, including ListHub™, the nation's leading listing syndicator and centralized intelligence platform for the real estate industry; TigerLead®; Top Producer® Systems; and FiveStreet?; as well as many free services. Move is based in the heart of the Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA.
REALTOR® and REALTOR.COM® are trademarks of the National Association of REALTORS® and are used with its permission. These and all other trademarks used in this work are the property of their respective owners.
Mary A. C. Fallon
Move Office 408-558-7191
This news release may contain forward-looking statements, including information about management's view of Move's future expectations, plans and prospects, within the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the results of Move, its subsidiaries, divisions and concepts to be materially different from those expressed or implied in such statements. These risk factors and others are included from time to time in documents Move files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to, its Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs and Form 8-Ks. Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could have material adverse effects on Move's future results. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date hereof. Move cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Finally, Move expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
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