August 1st, 2011

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Moscow Times on the DDoS

"According to information provided by the director of project development at SUP-Fabric, Ilya Dronov, “This attack was so powerful that it didn’t even reach LiveJournal servers. It hit the servers of our providers, Qwest and Verizon, and for several hours their data centers were completely cut off from the world.” The intensity of the attack, which used thousands of computers largely in Latin America infected by a virus, was about four times stronger than the previous attack."

Read more: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/article/web-will-win-in-cyber-war/441377.html#ixzz1Tl2XSVJ4
The Moscow Times