Posted by: h4ck@lyst | June 16, 2008

An interesting read on an unintentional DoS


Unwittingly the sender had just pulled off a remarkable denial-of-service attack against the corporate email system and succeeded in bringing the pilot deployment of the new Exchange Titanium to its breaking point.

And it only took 2 messages. One of which was intended to announce an event focused on computer security , on building/breaking systems that can survive hostile attacks. The irony was inescapable.


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