Slate Podcast on Estonian DOS atatck
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. :-/
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