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Re: DDOS anecdotes

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Sat Jun 23 17:57:52 2001

> I'm having a hard time understanding this.  Wouldn't it be easier/simpler for
> these crackers to just install their bots on, oh say, 20 million machines
> running XP than the crackers having to deal with installing the bot -and-
> the code to do the spoofing on Win95/98/98SE/98ME?

Doesn't matter.  Either way it's an automated script-kiddie tool.  No way
either approach works if it requires manual keystrokes by the attacker.




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