On 2009-08-06, the following emerged from the brain of bugbuster:
> On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 13:02:56 -0400, Ezekiel wrote:
>> Twitter, the popular micro-blogging site, has been hacked and is down. The
>> web service was taken offline after it was a victim of a co-ordinated
>> attack, disappointing the numerous users of the short messaging site.
>> It is not clear when the attack exactly took place on Twitter, but it
>> appears to have suffered a global blackout.
> Why be so dishonest? You deleted the following part from your so called
> The website was subjected to a 'denial-of-service attack', Twitter's
> status blog said.
> In a denial-of-service attack, a company's servers are flooded with huge
> volumes of unwanted data in a bid to disable them. This typically happens
> when hundreds of remote-controlled virus-infected computers contact the
> site at the same time.
> Read "remote-controlled virus-infected computers" as Windows.
With enough resources and creativity you can get any server at its
knees, no matter what OS it is running. Why post that stuff here? It's
Linux based servers down! Mhoehahaha!
It was because of virus-infected Windows machines! Mhoehahaha!
Troll! Liar! Fsckwit!
Break into jail and claim police brutality.