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Cloud Nine's chief executive is working with the police in an attempt to find the hackers who drove him out of business.
The UK ISP was forced to shut down its operations last Tuesday, one week after it was hit by a serious denial of service (DOS) attack.
It failed to recover and was forced to sell off most of its assets. It also axed all of its six staff. Its customer base was taken over by another UK ISP, ZetNet.
A week after plugging a severe security hole at its main Web site, database firm ChoicePoint has been stung with the discovery of major vulnerabilities at another of its Internet properties.
According to security experts, the latest flaw potentially enabled remote attackers to take complete control of The LienGuard System, a ChoicePoint service for banks and other customers in the financial services industry.