Anonymous tweets ‘DDoS’, everyone freaks out

1 Likes

ddos-youranoncentral.jpgMonday’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.


Caroline Oest

Micro Focus Customer Experience Marketing

If you find this post useful, give it a ‘Like’ or use ‘Verify Answer’

Labels:

Other
Comment List
Anonymous
Related Discussions
Recommended