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ISP's under assault,"supra-backbone DoS attacks are on the upswing."

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Tuesday, 12 September 2006
September 12, 2006 (3:56 PM EDT)

Massive DoS Attacks Against ISPs On The Rise

By Gregg Keizer, TechWeb Technology News

Large scale denial-of-service attacks, growing in size and increasing in frequency, are the biggest threats to Internet service providers, a security company said Tuesday.

ISPs are spending more to defend against massive denial-of-service (DoS) attacks than they are protecting themselves against highly-publicized worm attacks, Lexington, Mass.-based Arbor Networks reported in its annual survey of major providers.

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