TITLE

EToys attacks show need for strong Web defenses

AUTHOR(S)
Messmer, Ellen
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Network World;12/20/99, Vol. 16 Issue 51, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the network-based attacks against online retailer eToys, which was prompted by the retailer's legal steps to prevent a Swiss art group from using the domain name etoy.com. Launching of denial-of-service attacks on the toy seller's Web site; Justifications of Internet activist group RTMark's attacks on eToys' Web site; Ways to defend an electronic commerce site against denial-of-service attacks.
ACCESSION #
2718139

 

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