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[REBOL] Re: The Attacks on GRC.COM

From: mat:eurogamer at: 5-Jun-2001 11:38

Heya Graham, GC> Pretty scary stuff. Though I wonder why if he knew which GC> PCs were attacking him, and he had access to that IRC GC> channel, he just couldn't send commands to the bots to stop GC> the attack, or better still, to download a firewall and GC> install it! He's being quite smart and very mature about the whole thing. If he does anything to piss these hackers off, they'll take down his site. If he plays up to them and announces to the world what is going on (sort of a security journalism) then this has a much more beneficial effect on the whole. I hope his plight gets a load of press. We need this sort of stuff to raise the awareness of security because as Steve Gibson discovers, ISPs and organisations really don't give a damn at the moment. -- Mat Bettinson - EuroGamer's Gaming Evangelist with a Goatee http://www.eurogamer.net | http://www.eurogamer-network.com