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Jose Nazario on Botnets and the History of DDoS Attacks

[img_assist|nid=2040|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Dennis Fisher talks with Jose Nazario of Arbor Networks about the Mafiaboy attacks, the history of DDoS attacks and the botnet epidemic.[audio http://www.threatpost.com/sites/default/files/digital_underground_38.mp3]

The Root of the Botnet Epidemic

Over the course of a few days in February 2000, a lone hacker was able to bring some of the Web’s larger sites to their knees, using just a few dozen machines and some relatively primitive software to cripple Yahoo, eBay, E*trade, Amazon, ZDnet and others for hours at a time. No one knew it at the time, but these attacks would come to be seen in later years as some of the earlier outbreaks of what has become a massive online pandemic.Jose Nazario on Botnets and the History of DDoS Attacks[audio http://www.threatpost.com/sites/default/files/digital_underground_38.mp3]Dennis Fisher talks with Jose Nazario of Arbor Networks
about the Mafiaboy attacks, the history of DDoS attacks and the botnet
epidemic.

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