Experts warn of email-bombing campaigns

Friday, 25 August 2006, 2:13 PM EST

Despite the hoo-hah created by the conviction of teenager David Lennon for email-bombing his ex-employer, he was a "rank amateur" and firms should be prepared for more sophisticated and insidious attacks, say security experts.

Lennon, 19, was convicted this week under Section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act of bringing down the mail server of UK insurer Domestic & General in 2004 by sending five million emails reading 'You will die in seven days', a quote from The Ring.

At vnunet.

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