Large DDoS, small extortion

Barry Shein bzs at world.std.com
Sat May 24 20:13:38 UTC 2014


On May 23, 2014 at 15:19 asullivan at dyn.com (Andrew Sullivan) wrote:
 > On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 02:09:18PM -0400, Barry Shein wrote:
 > > I just don't know and would suggest reliance on case studies and
 > > experienced professionals.
 > 
 > Well, yes, but I also observe that LE's interests and your own as the
 > operator of the site diverge, because their risk isn't the same as
 > yours.  It's worth keeping that in one's calculus.

Good point.

There is the danger of "the operation was a success but the patient
died" (i.e., they caught the perp but destroyed your business in the
process.)


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