[CentOS] DoS Attack
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Fri Oct 14 02:07:13 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>Yeah... KaH fund! Actually, what would be just as good is to do
>>something like have all the people on the CentOS list start
>>pinging/packeting the crap out of said machines. The combined bandwidth
>>would easily overpower any body except maybe the likes of Google. But,
>>alas, this IS illegal activity in this country (US and others) and we
>>could easily wind up with the authorities pounding on our doors....
>>but... gee... if our laws don't reach into these other countries, then
>>why should our laws apply to us if we were doing it to these other
>>countries? Could WWIII be a ping war? :)
>I could just ping mirror.centos.org toward them on release day ...
>GeeWhiz ... there is a lot of you guys out there updating your
Could you please? I'll send a list of the 610 IP addresses which were
You are a victim of your own success! I wish I had a huge thread in here
so I could donate some viable bandwidth. Oh well.... maybe one day.
Thanks for all the fantastic work!! I'm sure I can speak for many who
are appreciative. Maybe you'll have to create a separate announce list
for the quarterlies and only let 100 notices go out every eight hours or
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