Monday’s scare of a “major” denial-of-service attack turns out to have been just a BGP misconfiguration. Or some other fat-fingered change.
It only really affected T-Mobile’s core IP network. But an avalanche of misunderstanding, hype, and bad reporting turned it into “a major DDoS attack.”
And one of the biggest culprits was a huge Twitter account claiming to speak for the Anonymous collective. Read this Security Blogwatch for your entertainment.