[LINK] Distributed Denial of Service attacks
Fri, 11 Feb 2000 15:51:13 +1100
Amendment, "it was given the no story treatment in the USA." Well, its coverage
was, umm, momentary.
Subject: Re: [LINK] Distributed Denial of Service attacks
Author: "Dan Tebbutt" <email@example.com>
Date: 11/02/00 15:34
At 1:04 PM +1100 11/2/00, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>The first advisories about the two tools involved, trin00 and
>went out last year. It was given the "no story" treatment because nobody had
NOT strictly true - we gave it page 3 coverage in The Australian Computers
section in December. it was a detailed explanation of distributed denial of
service attacks and mentioned trin00 and TFN. it included comments from ISS
(an intrusion detection/security vendor) and AusCERT.
interesting aside: i was in the US the day the attack hit Yahoo. i didn't
know about the problem at the time, so I went across to
http://www.yahoo.com.au and it was working fine! so you go to Silicon
Valley to use an Aussie site...
Dan Tebbutt, Technology Writer, Melbourne Australia
The Australian (http://technology.news.com.au)
Ph: +61-3-9292-1370 Fax:+61-3-9292-2803
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