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10 of the worst moments in network security histor...
Mafiaboy knee-caps heavies: Feb. 7, 2000 Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Dell, E-trade and CNN are all struck down by a massive distributed denial-of-service attack traced to a Montreal-area teen calling himself Mafiaboy; real name, Mike Calce. He's caught and sentenced under the Canadian youth-court system to eight months of "open custody," whatever that means, a light fine and restricted use of the Internet. Ouch.
10 of the worst moments in network security history