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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 …

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What a fucking moron.

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Re: What a fucking moron.

Yes, but I bet some of his suggested anti-DDoS techniques will be quietly implemented.

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Re: What a fucking moron.

Upvoted for your succinct use of extreme language!

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Out of SYNC

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...

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Anti DDoS attack system

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).

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"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?

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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.

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Applied Logic

I would hate to see the results of applying his logic to nuclear arms reduction or many other causes!

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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.

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