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Georgia President's Web Site Falls Under DDOS Attack

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| The tool used to control this kind of botnet "is frequently used by Russian
| bot herders," according to Shadowserver. "On top of that, the domain involved
| with this C&C [command-and-control] server has seemingly bogus registration
| information but does tie back to Russia."
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http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...os_attack.html


Related:

Bush, Estonian president talk cyberattacks

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| "When you are a highly Interneted [sic] country like we are, then these
| kinds of attacks can do very serious damage."
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http://news.com.com/8301-10784_3-973...=2547-1_3-0-20


U.S. cyber counterattack: Bomb 'em one way or the other

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| If the United States found itself under a major cyberattack aimed
| at undermining the natio's critical information infrastructure,
| the Department of Defense is prepared, based on the authority of
| the president, to launch a cyber counterattack or an actual
| bombing of an attack source.
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http://www.networkworld.com/news/200...r-attacks.html


Bots rule in cyberspace

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| USA TODAY REPORTS that on an average day, 40 per cent of the 800 million
| computers connected to the Internet are bots used to send out spam, viruses
| and to mine for sensitive personal data.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ule-cyberspace
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