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Re: Counter DoS
- From: Sean Donelan
- Date: Thu Mar 11 02:01:26 2004
On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <0aa101c40707$eebc2650$dbc21e43@Somi>, "Joshua Brady" writes:
> The phrase "seriously bad idea" comes to mind. Other phrases include
> "illegal", "collateral damage", and "stupid".
Any publicity is good publicity.
They haven't actually explained or shown what their product does. Just a
bunch of puffery to get the press to write about them.
In the 1990's another company announced their new security product:
"Sidewinder: The firewall that strikes back!" at the National Computer
Security Conference in Baltimore. Sidewinder used lots of information
warfare quotes from Winn Schwartau and ex-military types staffing their
I wouldn't be surprised when they finally reveal their product it is a lot
less than the hype. Right now its a bit like a movie the movie studio
won't give the critics an advanced screening, but has a big advertising
budget. Usually that is a sign of a stinker.