[Dshield] Linux Protects Microsoft

Matthew B. Penrod mpenrod at bacconsulting.com
Mon Aug 25 14:28:06 GMT 2003

I tend to disagree with you on this.

Microsoft signed up for a service to offload a DDOS attack against them.

That company happens to use linux.  

Akami has the resources and bandwidth to distribute that DDOS attack,
where Microsoft doesn't have that type of bandwidtch and distributed
resources to survive that.


-----Original Message-----
From: R Shady [mailto:RShady at stny.rr.com] 
Sent: Monday, August 25, 2003 7:23 AM
To: Dshield
Subject: [Dshield] Linux Protects Microsoft

Here it is folks - open scource protecting Goliath:


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