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Idea Channel - Is a DOS Attack a Weapon?

Is a DOS Attack a Weapon? Is a DOS Attack a Weapon?
Denial of Service (DOS) or Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks take down servers by distracting them with meaningless traffic until basically they can't take it any more. The way we talk about the result of a software program reflects the way we view "online", and the value we place on its...
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365033443/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Denial of Service (DOS) or Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks take down servers by distracting them with meaningless traffic until basically they can't take it any more. The way we talk about the result of a software program reflects the way we view "online", and the value we place on its... /episodes/get/9615 /episode/9615 Idea Channel: Is a DOS Attack a Weapon? /episode-player/9615
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