VeriSign details massive denial-of-service attacks

Friday, 17 March 2006, 2:28 PM EST

A sudden increase in a particularly dangerous type of distributed DDoS attack could portend big trouble for companies, according to VeriSign.

The company said that about 1,500 organizations worldwide were attacked earlier this year by unknown hackers who employed botnets and DNS servers to swamp networks with unmanageable torrents of data.

At Computerworld.

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