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Old 25-08-06, 09:44 PM   #1
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Default Mass e-mail attack teen sentenced

So basically, this kid gets sacked... he does a DoS attack on his old employers and has been busted for it

[quote:7e6a976ade]Known in the industry as a "denial of service" attack, the mass e-mails not only collapsed the server and the router but caused the firm to lose an estimated
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if thats the case then even by having an internet connection they are leaving themselves open to a DoS attack. You really have to wonder what the world is coming to when stupid excuses like that are used to throw things out of court.
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I should perhaps point out (again, maybe this was in the Metro article) but the attack was by sending thousands of e-mails at them...
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5 million emails actually......
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