'Second Life' fending off denial of service attacks


The popular virtual world "Second Life" was shut down twice over the weekend as its publisher, Linden Lab, fended off denial of service attacks.

The attacks took the form of someone creating self-replicating objects in the world that began to crash servers and forced San Francisco-based Linden Lab to temporarily close down the entire "Second Life" grid. 'Second Life' fending off denial-of-service attacks | CNET News.com

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