[funsec] Get Popular, Get Targeted: DDoS Attack Cited in Million Dollar Homepag e Outage

Drsolly drsollyp at drsolly.com
Sat Jan 14 13:48:54 CST 2006


On Sat, 14 Jan 2006, Dude VanWinkle wrote:

> On 1/13/06, Blue Boar <BlueBoar at thievco.com> wrote:
> > Fergie wrote:
> > > The company hosting the Million Dollar Homepage says an electronic
> > > attack was responsible for the extended outages earlier today.
> >
> > Someone is mad that they didn't think of it first.
> 
> 
> think of what? a site dedicated to hosting only ads? true, it may hold
> value for malware researchers as an easy place to get a new spyware
> app installed, but who else would visit this site?
 
The purpose of the site isn't to attract visitors. The purpose of the site 
is to attract clueless marketroids and get them to open their wallets.



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