What a fucking moron.
A Hong Kong IT business owner has been banged up for nine months after launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on a Hong Kong Stock Exchange web site in a botched attempt to market his firm’s anti-DDoS service. Tse Man-lai, the 28-year-old owner of local web hoster Pacswitch Globe Telecom, was found guilty of …
Yes, but I bet some of his suggested anti-DDoS techniques will be quietly implemented.
Upvoted for your succinct use of extreme language!
Looks like he violated protocol and prioritized himself a star pattern route to a timeout with a TTL of 23328000 seconds. His forced, steep hack cost him an overflowed stack heap...
Unfortunately for the poor shop owner the anti-DDoS methods of the State (government) turned out to be far more effective ;-)
Better yet; its free too! (well; apart from the taxes people have to pay of course).
"Nice site. Shame if anything... happened to it."
Come on now - surely 5 seconds' worth of thought would have led to the conclusion that this was a spectacularly cretinous idea?
We had a junior dickwad here who would argue at length that a clever hack attack should be a free ticket to a lucrative job in IT security.
Just goes to show, the criminal mentality is everywhere.
I would hate to see the results of applying his logic to nuclear arms reduction or many other causes!
Have you ever seen Tin Shui Wai? They say that if you cage up rats they start eating each other. And they expect this not to happen with humans.