Issue No. 04 - July/August (2007 vol. 5)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2007.98
Michael Lesk , Rutgers University
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against Estonian computers were completed inexpensively enough to seriously call into question any assumptions that they were coordinated or run by agents of the Russian government. Indeed, motivated businesses and organization now have many resources within easy reach to launch botnet attacks.
Estonia, cyberattacks, DDoS, cyberwar
M. Lesk, "The New Front Line: Estonia under Cyberassault," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 5, no. , pp. 76-79, 2007.