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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

SlashDot DDoSed - May 2000


DATE:
2000-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
slashdot.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Down for some hours

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Slashdot posted information about Microsoft's Kerberos protocol in the name of openness despite complaints. Slashdot was DDoSed around that time.

URLS:
1. http://lenta.ru/internet/2000/05/12/ms/


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