The following comes from Robert X. Cringley, one of my favourite tech-now-low-gee-wiz columnists at … regarding one of last weeks Internet S.N.A.F.U.(s)


This security report has been brought to you by Sesame Street: The DoD’s DNS got DDoS’ed last week, but it remains A-OK.

The attack also affected the F, G, I, L, and M root servers, but damage was minimal, thanks to network geeks who followed security procedures to (ahem) the letter.