DoS attack blamed for Internet outage

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by AplusWebMaster, Nov 29, 2003.

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  1. AplusWebMaster

    AplusWebMaster Registered Member

    Jun 14, 2003
    Philadelphia, PA, USA
    :mad: FYI...from Wilders Security News -
    November 27, 2003
    "A denial of service attack on security website Zonelabs has been blamed for major disruption of the Internet over the past couple of days. According to an anonymous NTL employee's posting...the DoS attack was launched from 'someone in Eastern Europe': 'NTL was used as a stepping-stone from which an attack on Zonelabs was launched. BT and Pipex were also affected, although not as badly, it would appear.'...what occurred seems to be the latest in a series of DoS attacks designed to extort 'protection money' from website owners..."

    - MY NOTE: 'Barely noticeable here: -
    (Anyone else know of some sites that do well in monitoring INET performance such as that?)
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