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Just another day on the Internet
"Experts predicted that Wednesday is likely to be just another day on the Internet, and if anything a quiet day for cybercriminals." http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&ncid=581&e=7&cid=581&u=/nm/20020911/tc_nm/attack_tech_cyberthreat_dc What is a "normal" day on the Internet? http://www.caida.org/outreach/papers/2001/BackScatter/ Measured 12,000 attacks over a three week period, or 570 attacks a day. http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Filings/Network_Outage/ There is a significant outage on average every 2-3 days.