Stories by Ellen Messmer and Denise Pappalardo

  • A year after meltdown: No silver bullet for DoS

    A year after distributed denial-of-service attacks blasted the likes of Yahoo!, eBay and E-Trade Group, no one has found an easy way to defend against a flood of unwanted IP packets. In fact, everyone's still pretty much in the dark - literally, in one case - when it comes to finding a silver bullet.