DDoS attack cripples Uecomm's AU links

Friday, 21 March 2003, 11:55 AM EST

The attack began at 6pm yesterday, and continued to cause disruption until 11am today. It is not yet known if Australian Uecomm links were targeted exclusively, however global monitoring centres are yet to raise their alert status. The SANS institute's Internet storm centre makes no mention of the attack, nor does Internet Security System's global threat operation centre.

Managing director of Imagineering Technologies in Melbourne, Matthew Proctor, says that the attack started at around 6pm. His Uecomm network link dropped off dramatically at that time, and stayed down for almost two hours.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Harnessing artificial intelligence to build an army of virtual analysts

PatternEx, a startup that gathered a team of AI researcher from MIT CSAIL as well as security and distributed systems experts, is poised to shake up things in the user and entity behavior analytics market.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Feb 4th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2016 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //