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AnonProxy
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join:2001-05-12

Yahoo! Mail getting hammered by hackers via Akami

right now


Edge1
But these go to 11.
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join:2006-03-01
USA
I hadn't been able to log on all morning. Just tried again and it looks like its ready to go. Didn't actually log on though...


EGeezer
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join:2002-08-04
Midwest
kudos:8
reply to AnonProxy
That explains the login timeout failures I got. I did finally get in, but had several timeouts in the process. Response time is decent now that I'm in.
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jaykaykay
4 Ever Young
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join:2000-04-13
USA
kudos:24
reply to AnonProxy
I had a problem for a short time last night. It didn't last long, but it was definitely noticeable.


DFWDraco76
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join:2001-02-21
Dallas, TX

1 recommendation

reply to AnonProxy
just curious--from where are you getting this information?


madylarian
The curmudgeonly
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join:2002-01-03
Parkville, MD
reply to AnonProxy
'Zombie' PCs caused Web outage, Akamai says

Excerpt:
The attack that blacked out Google, Yahoo and other major Web sites earlier this week involved the use of a "botnet"--a large network of zombified home PCs--Internet infrastructure provider Akamai Technologies said Wednesday.

mady
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uid1307457
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join:2005-12-30
Tempe, AZ
said by madylarian:

'Zombie' PCs caused Web outage, Akamai says

Excerpt:
The attack that blacked out Google, Yahoo and other major Web sites earlier this week involved the use of a "botnet"--a large network of zombified home PCs--Internet infrastructure provider Akamai Technologies said Wednesday.

mady
Published: June 16, 2004,
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madylarian
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mady
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