Anonymous planning a root-servers party

Dave CROCKER dhc2 at
Thu Feb 16 02:37:42 UTC 2012

On 2/15/2012 2:40 PM, Grant Ridder wrote:
> I really don't think  Anonymous is dumb enough to forget about anycast.

Given their track record, it does seem advisable to take the threat seriously, 
whatever taking it seriously might mean...

>  If
> i remember right, another group tried to take down the root servers within
> the past 5 or 6 years and only took out around 20 or 25.

Some discussions about that I recall guessed that it was an experimental probe, 
for learning how to do a better attack.  (Remember that 9/11 was a revision of a 
prior attack on the towers.)


   Dave Crocker
   Brandenburg InternetWorking

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