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Re: [ProgSoc] DoS (was: Support the BPA Petition)

On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, WzDD wrote:

> On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, vik wrote:
> > Secondly, what do ppl think about DoS counter-attacks? Find who is
> > attacking u, then attack them right back. build up a network of
> > `defensive' hosts who are pissed of at being DoS'ed and when any one of
> > the pact gets attacked, all start attacking the attacker. Yes, violence
> > begets violence I know, but it might be fun for a little while.
> Great idea. We can have them all run little clients that sit invisbly on
> the computer so that the defensive DoS host need never know they're
> participating in a DDoS attack. The clients can connect to a secret IRC
> channel and accept commands from script kiddies called "Mastah". Why
> hasn't someone thought of this before?

Actually, they have... as documented by this fellow who was a victim of
such an attack and who managed to track down the "Script Kiddie" responsible.
See for yourself:



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