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Re: DDOS attacks lately?

  • From: Shawn McMahon
  • Date: Sun Aug 20 08:27:54 2000

On Sat, Aug 19, 2000 at 08:27:13PM -0400, John O Comeau wrote:
> Another interesting point to note is that lately, most attacks have been
> for the age-old purpose of taking over IRC channels by knocking out
> the host on which the operator's bot is running. At least, none of my
> clients have seen their websites getting attacked lately. Maybe the calm
> before the storm?

Hence, if all the IRC networks would implement Chanserv, and educate users,
these attacks would decrease.

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