The NYT’s John Markoff on the cyberattacks that crippled Georgian networks

by Jon Thompson on August 13, 2008

Before the Gunfire, Cyberattacks

Published: August 12, 2008

Weeks before bombs started falling on Georgia, a security researcher in suburban Massachusetts was watching an attack against the country in cyberspace.

Jose Nazario of Arbor Networks in Lexington noticed a stream of data directed at Georgian government sites containing the message: “win+love+in+Rusia.”

Read on…

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