Bruce Schneier on Probing Attacks Testing Core Internet Infrastructure

Bruce Schneier talks to Mike Mimoso about information he was given regarding an increase in DDoS and probing attacks targeting companies running core internet infrastructure in an attempt to test their defenses.

Bruce Schneier talks to Mike Mimoso about information he was given regarding an increase in DDoS and probing attacks targeting companies running core internet infrastructure in an attempt to test their defenses.

For some additional context about this conversation, read an article by Schneier on these incidents, and check out a recent VeriSign report quantifying the volume of these DDoS attacks.

Download: Bruce_Schneier_on_Probing_Attacks_Testing_Core_Internet_Infrastructure.mp3

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  • M. Holzman on

    I really know nothing about computers, to me they are like a toaster, i press a few buttons & it toasts my bread. So i was just wondering, could one use the principles of martial arts to foil these attacks--using the "energy" of the attackers against them?

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