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Key Internet servers hit by attack

Nine of the 13 computer servers that manage global Internet traffic were crippled by a powerful electronic attack this week, officials said.

But most Internet users didn’t notice because the attack only lasted an hour. Its origin was not known, and the FBI and White House were investigating.

One official described Monday’s attack as the most sophisticated and large-scale assault against these crucial computers in the history of the Internet. CNN