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Google Project Shield Cyberattack Service

Google announced on Monday free protection for Web sites against denial-of-service cyberattacks that inundate sites with junk traffic from unauthorized computers. The project, an invite-only initiative, has been working for months with at-risk sites worldwide in countries such as Iran, Syria, Burma and other countries where political content is at risk of attack. The company is accepting applications. It does not guarantee protection, but has been designed to defend against large attacks.

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