RE: [Full-Disclosure] Destroying PCs remotely?

From: Simon Lorentsen (s.lorentsen_at_box-smart.net)
Date: 06/18/03

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    To: "'Ron DuFresne'" <dufresne@winternet.com>, <full-disclosure@lists.netsys.com>
    Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 22:01:10 +0100
    
    
    

    Quote [Which poor english ISP was it that was recently DDOSed into
    non-existance?]

    I belive it was called 'Cloud Nine'

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    -----Original Message-----
    From: full-disclosure-admin@lists.netsys.com
    [mailto:full-disclosure-admin@lists.netsys.com] On Behalf Of Ron
    DuFresne
    Sent: 18 June 2003 19:48
    To: madsaxon
    Cc: full-disclosure@lists.netsys.com
    Subject: RE: [Full-Disclosure] Destroying PCs remotely?

            [SNIP}

    >
    > I guarantee you that if people start nuking each other's
    > computers over the Internet in the name of IP protection, this phantom
    > thing we've been calling "cyberterrorism" will take on a much more
    > concrete cast. Welcome back to the old West, partner. You better
    > be packin' a six-shooter, cause every other hombre in town is.
    >

    Which sounds alot like efnet a year ago, as well as a few other irc nets
    in the more recent future, let alone the internet now and recent past.
    Which poor english ISP was it that was recently DDOSed into
    non-existance?

    The WMD's of the internet exist, and have been deployed and used to
    varying extents already in limited formats. The wakeup call comes when
    rather then a small DDOS affecting only one or two, a major DDOS is
    launched that takes down large sections of the internet for extended
    periods while the child that launched them is out mowing lawns for
    his/her
    next stratedgy planning pizza...unless of course we give into the folks
    at
    RIAA./DCMA and legalize all this crap for the select few<shrug> (in
    texas,
    right, certainly not those in utah)...

    Thanks,

    Ron DuFresne
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    "Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It
    eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the
    business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation." -- Johnny Hart
            ***testing, only testing, and damn good at it too!***

    OK, so you're a Ph.D. Just don't touch anything.

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