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Re: Hackers hit key Internet traffic computers

  • From: Douglas Otis
  • Date: Wed Feb 07 14:48:26 2007

On Feb 7, 2007, at 6:27 AM, Jeff Kell wrote:

Alexander Harrowell wrote:

It was clear from the highly reliable index I call the "Nanogdex" that nothing was seriously amiss.

Yes, but it got so much bloody press that ambitious copycats can't be too far behind.

When 2 of 13 root systems are affected (>90% loss), how many systems will withstand such an attack when targeted lower within the hierarchy? FWIW, the attack rates did not seem that high.