Arrest Made In February Web Attacks

    Date 19 Apr 2000
    Category Network Security
    4165
    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Canadian police on Wednesday are expected to announce details of an arrest made in connection with February's blocking of access to some of the Internet's most popular sites, and U.S. television said the suspect is a 15-year-old known online as . . .
    Canadian police on Wednesday are expected to announce details of an arrest made in connection with February's blocking of access to some of the Internet's most popular sites, and U.S. television said the suspect is a 15-year-old known online as Mafiaboy. The denial of access attacks on Feb. 2 shut down such popular sites as Yahoo (stock: YHOO), Amazon.com (stock: AMZN), and eBay (stock: EBAY) for hours.

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