Close2TheEdge: Well, the North Koreans probably can't pull this off. but you know who can?China.
No Catchy Nickname: bluecrabscribe: I seem to recall a huge outage of the US baking system back in the early '90s. I remember it was in mid-December because I was doing my Christmas shopping and the stores were only taking cash. Came back up a few hour later. Wasn't a hacker, it turned out to be an AT&T tech who didn't understand BGP.Everyone had to go without bread for a day or two?
nmemkha: Its not an attack, they just got tired of losing at Starcraft:[s3.amazonaws.com image 551x555]
nmemkha: Its not an attack, they just got tired of losing at Starcraft:
Shakin_Haitian: nmemkha: Its not an attack, they just got tired of losing at Starcraft:I like how American that artist is. He's so fat that he draws starving people obesely.
styckx: Why am I panicking again?
Spaced Lion: HEADLINE: No, seriously, EVERYBODY PANICFTA: "The shutdown appeared to be more of an inconvenience than a source of panic."Not sure if serious, or just an incidence of Trollmitterus Asshatticus.
Spanky_McFarksalot: I'm in Korea, there isn't any panic.
phrawgh: Spanky_McFarksalot: I'm in Korea, there isn't any panic.Come on over, we'll have soju and haejangguk.
Sir Cumference the Flatulent: Relatively Obscure: libranoelrose: Define "Massive".Electrons have mass, therefore this attack is massive.[passionweiss.com image 500x417]
Misch: Bontesla: I just have a hard time believing they have the capacity to do this. In my head - all of the computers in the DPRK are cardboard cutouts with people inside making beeping noises for legitimacy.They have computers.
kim jong-un: According to reports, Starbucks customers were asked to pay with cash.Mother of God.
Badgers: [cdnet.myxer.com image 240x173]/Hush Hush//What What//clicky
Nana's Vibrator: You all joke now. But sooner or later, they'll be coming for your porn. And you won't know what to do when your wife leaves to go shopping for an hour or two. And you'll watch poker on ESPN and it will be terrible.
Endive Wombat: Can someone explain to me what exactly an attack of this nature entails?Like, do they log into the servers and delete databases then delete system32 or some other nonsense?I guess my question is, what does the damage look like?
Spaced Lion: Badgers: [cdnet.myxer.com image 240x173]/Hush Hush//What What//clickyOh god damn you, now I'm going to have that stuck in my head ALL DAY./Nice work, Pillbo Baggins.
Old Man Winter: A communications disruption can mean only one thing-invasion. At least according to George Lucas
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