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Baidu sues US firm over cyber attack

BAIDU Inc has taken legal action against a United States domain service provider for compensation over a hacker attack last week.

China's leading search engine provider said today that last Friday's malicious attack was due to the negligence of and has filed a law suit in New York.

"The malicious attack, which lasted several hours, has brought Baidu serious damages," the company said.

It is also considering switching its domain to a Chinese company.

Baidu suffered its worst attack since it was established more than 10 years ago and its service took four hours to restore.

Internet users were directed to an Iranian flag and a slogan saying "This site has been hacked by Iranian Cyber Army," when they visited on Friday morning.



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