Russian student attacks Estonia

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    Russian student attacks Estonia

    For all of you that remember this thread, well it turns out that the "cyber-attack" (i.e. DoS attacks) against Estonia were launched by a single Russian student. Crazy.
    http://politics.slashdot.org/politic.../0120221.shtml

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    I think you misunderstood the article. He's the (only?) one that was caught and fined (appearantly found guilty in bringing down the server of the party of the Estonian prime minister - possibly in cooperation with others?).

    Apparently it is not a very big news in Estonian newspapers but it is mentioned that others haven't been tracked down (which would be quite impossible if the attacks came from Russia).
    Last edited by anon; 01-25-2008 at 09:41 AM.
    I might be wrong.

    Thank you, anon. You sure know how to recognize different types of trees from quite a long way away.
    Quoted more than 1000 times (I hope).

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