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Re: Flash crowds and DOS on POTS
On 17 May 2004, at 04:32, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
There was a similar thread on this list about cellular and international PSTN circuit congestion in New Zealand as the clock ticked over from 1999 to 2000, e.g.:On 17-mei-04, at 4:53, Sean Donelan wrote:This is _very_ old news. Something like this happened in Holland ages ago, and it was even named the "Henny Huisman effect" after the show's host.All networks are vulnerable to Denial of Service attacks and flash crowds. Broadcasting & Cable investigates the problems with the telephone and SMS voting with the Fox television show American Idol.