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Just another day on the Internet

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Tue Sep 10 23:09:39 2002


"Experts predicted that Wednesday is likely to be just another day on the
Internet, and if anything a quiet day for cybercriminals."

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&ncid=581&e=7&cid=581&u=/nm/20020911/tc_nm/attack_tech_cyberthreat_dc

What is a "normal" day on the Internet?

http://www.caida.org/outreach/papers/2001/BackScatter/

Measured 12,000 attacks over a three week period, or 570 attacks a day.

http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Filings/Network_Outage/

There is a significant outage on average every 2-3 days.






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