On a 'Should I Freak Out?' Scale, Friday's DDoS Notches an 8

The revolution may or may not be televised, but last week someone clearly tried to start it by TiVo. Tech company Level 3 offered this outage map You probably read that it was mostly hacked DVRs connected to the Internet that were used to launch the DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on the Internet infrastructure Friday, Oct. 21. Wired provided a good, WTF analysis. Access to Powerbase was not affected.

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