Blog Posts Tagged with "internet backbone"

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Planned Anonymous Attack on the Internet Likely to Fail

February 20, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"The attack is no longer practical. It's such a common idea that Wikipedia has a page devoted to it. For something so obvious, defenders have spent considerable time devising solutions. There are many reasons why such an attack won't cause a global blackout..."

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Internet Backbone May Be Vulnerable To Attack

December 18, 2010 Added by:Headlines

In 2003, George Mason University PhD candidate Sean Gorman mapped critical fiber optic networks across the U.S. and illustrated that vulnerabilities in the communications infrastructure could easily be identified using data and records available to the general public...

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