Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Is WikiLeaks DDoS a cyberwar? Not by a long stretch

Is WikiLeaks DDoS a cyberwar? Not by a long stretch
December 14, 2010 — 10:43am ET | By Paul Mah

"Angered at various companies who declined to help keep WikiLeaks online, a loosely associated group who calls themselves "Anonymous" have banded together to exact vengeance against companies such as Amazon, PayPal, Mastercard and Visa. And what better way to demonstrate their displeasure than to launch crippling Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks on these companies and bring their business-critical infrastructure to their collective knees?"

It's all about perspective. Read this and then imagine what a real attack would be like.

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