Are online firms doing secret deals with DDoS attackers?


At the moment we are running our ITPro/Partenr Roadshow throughout Switzerland. During my seucrity speaches I often talk about the fact that organized crime is using the internet.


Today I foudn an article on the net just underlining this: A security expert from IBM has controversially suggested a number of large companies are still “more often than not” paying off cyber criminals threatening them with distributed denial-of-service attacks.


Read more: http://software.silicon.com/security/0,39024655,39153081,00.htm


Roger


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