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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Irish Department of Finance - February 2001


DATE:
2001-02

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Ireland

AFFECTED SITES:
Irish Government Department of Finance server

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Part of a student campaign from NUI Maynooth. Not very much information easily available--just the uncited Wikipedia text copied and pasted everywhere.

URLS:
1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denial-of-service_attack


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