Zombie Army of MyDoom Drives SCO from Its URL:
Under intense DDoS bombardment from the approximately one million MyDoom-infected computers, SCO abandoned ship at www.sco.com in favor of the more-of-a-mouthful www.thescogroup.com. SCO plans to return in about two weeks, after the deluge is scheduled to end.
When it comes to vulnerabilities in our information infrastucture, we’re only a couple of small steps away from skilled hackers being able to delete anyone they dislike from the Internet. That’s scary, and some of the possible reactions are even scarier.