Slate Podcast on Estonian DOS atatck

Bill Woodcock woody at pch.net
Wed May 23 19:20:06 UTC 2007


      On Wed, 23 May 2007, Sean Donelan wrote:
    > I wonder, does this mean Estonia is now more likely to act/re-act to its
    > own homegrown miscreants which attack systems in other countries after
    > seeing the impact it had in their own country?  Or is this going to remain
    > a case of the "bad guys" are always in some other country, not mine.

By "bad guys" do you mean the bots, or the C&C?  I think in 
non-state-actor attacks, prosecution of C&C has been reasonably good.  
It's the botnets that I worry about.  All those people still paying 
Microsoft to make their machines zombies.  :-/

                                -Bill




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