On 10/11/06, geni <geniice(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 10/11/06, Oskar Sigvardsson
In such an event, what would we do? Semi-protect
encyclopedia? Lock the database and quickly install a version control
thing, like the germans? Is there anything else? Let's face it,
wikipedia is a high-profile target, we need to consider such things.
Ohh, no, there can't possibly be any bad person in the world who has
ever heard of a DDoS attack! They don't exist! Infact, I just invented
But we don have quite a number of different
defence options that would
handle the senario you talk about.
Like what? This is what I was wondering about. In such an event, is
there any way to defend ourselves and still be the same encyclopedia.
Given that these mailing lists are available to be read by potential
adversaries, it's probably not a good idea to speculate here about what
those countermeasures might be...