Vietnamese denial of service hacking suspect arrested


A man has been arrested in Vietnam for launching a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against a commercial website. The attack on Vietco's website caused huge losses to the company, which was forced to draft in 40 emergency technicians and left computer users unable to access the site.

Nguyen Thanh Cong is suspected of beginning an attack on the Vietnamese e-commerce site, www.vietco.com, in March 2006. The website, which has 67,000 regular members, auctions cell phones and other consumer electronics products. It operates in a similar way to eBay, which launches in Vietnam later this year. Vietnamese denial of service hacking suspect arrested

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 2nd May 2006 11:31PM