Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Wed 8th Jul 2009 20:28 UTC
Bugs & Viruses In the past several days, it appears that at least 35 US- and South Korea-based websites were under attack by a botnet group of computers, causing the attacked domains to become very slow and unresponsive and even putting many out of commission for periods of time. Among the domains were many government websites of their respective countries. It's unconfirmed as to where exactly the attack is being launched from, but South Korean officials believe it to be North Koran forces or those sympathetic to their cause.
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Next 9/11 from the Internet
by soulrebel123 on Wed 8th Jul 2009 21:20 UTC
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2009-05-13

I believe that the next big "terrorist attack" will be staged to appear as coming from the Internet, thus giving the go to censorship and monitoring of the net, as well as more "war on terror".

Anyone that connects vital services to the Internet is doing an error today, that someday we will all pay for.
For less important websites a few hours of ddos is not such a big deal, and I don't think a nation would attack another nation in that way.

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