This category is for links that are mostly or all about Denial of Service (DoS) attack, aspects of, and involvement in, the SCO vs. IBM lawsuit, and related actions.
Attack on SCO's Servers Intensifies
Day-old denial-of-service attack on Web servers of controversial SCO has expanded to firm's mail and file servers, SCO top network administrator says. [CNET] (December 11, 2003)
Denial-of-Service Attack Knocks SCO Group Offline
SCO Web site slammed Wednesday by massive distributed denial-of-service attack that made the site fully unreachable for much of day; has been target of several similar attacks in recent months. [eWeek] (December 10, 2003)
Security Experts Doubt SCO Was Attacked
Groklaw flooded with information showing SCO story doesn't add up; consensus: probably not attack, SCO description of issue makes no sense, if what they are saying is true SCO then admits gross negligence. Vast forum comments. [Groklaw] (December 10, 2003)
SCO, Open-Source Leaders Trade Barbs
SCO CEO Darl McBride accuses president of Open Source Initiative, Eric Raymond, and open source community in general, of not doing enough to stop distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on SCO website. [eWeek] (September 10, 2003)
FBI Investigating DDoS Attack, SCO Suspects Link to Linux Community
SCO today confirmed that on 2 May 2003 about 10:00 a.m., it was victimized by large scale, coordinated DoS attack, using 90% of the bandwidth of SCO's ISP. FBI and US Attorney's office are investigating. [Linux Today] (May 06, 2003)
President of OSI Responds to SCO's DoS Claims
Eric S. Raymond reacts with suitable, short, indignant response, saying: "This is a baseless slur, unsupported by facts." Several forum comments. [LWN: Linux Weekly News] (May 06, 2003)
Brief article, many forum comments, on distributed denial of service attack on SCO. [Slashdot] (May 03, 2003)
Net Attack Crushes SCO Web Site
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack blocks access to site; firm incurred wrath of many Linux fans for its lawsuit against IBM. [CNET] (May 02, 2003)
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