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Security Portal: Denial of Service (DoS) FAQ

Feb 14, 2000, 13:24 (0 Talkback[s])

"Due to the importance of the story and the dynamic nature of the events surrounding it, we will be focusing our cover story on the Distributed Denial of Service Attack for at least a portion of this week. Although the media will obviously focus on the high profile e-commerce sites, the technology and circumstances behind the attacks make it a very real threat for any company that relies on the web. There is not a magic bullet to solve this problem, but we can pull together as a community and reduce the number of vulnerable systems that can be proxied for attacks. There are also some actions you can take to mitigate and recover from such an attack. We hope this list of Frequently Asked Questions about Denial of Service will be of assistance to you."

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