Addressing 'DDoS extortion'

Monday, 23 May 2005, 12:54 PM EST

Paying an extortionist a few thousand dollars to leave your network alone might make bottom-line business sense if the alternative is enduring a distributed denial-of-service attack that could cost your company millions in lost revenue and public relations damage.

By Paul McNamara at NW.

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