EBay, Amazon.com Say Flood of Data Stalls Web Sites in Mounting Attacks

    Date08 Feb 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Buy.com, Amazon and EBay are the latest sites to be hit with a distributed denial of service attack. These attacks are coordinated typically between many people and web sites, all sending "junk traffic" to a site at the same . . . Buy.com, Amazon and EBay are the latest sites to be hit with a distributed denial of service attack. These attacks are coordinated typically between many people and web sites, all sending "junk traffic" to a site at the same time, restricting access by legitimate customers. The companies are working with service providers and vendors to address the problem.
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