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Lycos launches DDOS screen saver to attack spamvertised sites

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Old November 29th 04, 06:13 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Phil Thompson
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Default Lycos launches DDOS screen saver to attack spamvertised sites


"Internet portal Lycos has made a screensaver that endlessly requests
data from sites that sell the goods and services mentioned in spam

Lycos hopes will it make the monthly bandwidth bills of spammers soar
by keeping their servers running flat out. "

cheap advertising gimmick ? useful idea ?

Plusnet users need not apply :-)

spamcop.net address commissioned 18/06/04
Come on down !

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