Did Prolexic Fend Off Anonymous’s Sony Attacks?

Prolexic, a company that defends clients against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, says it has successfully combatted the “Largest Packet-Per-Second DDoS Attack Ever Documented in Asia”: “Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation services, today announced it successfully mitigated another major DDoS attack of unprecedented size in terms of packet-per-second …

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The Lego Scam

A man after my own heart: AP reports that a man has been arrested accused of stealing a truck full of Lego: A 40-year-old man is behind bars, accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars of a toy geared toward the 6-and-up crowd: Legos. To haul away the evidence, agents working for the U.S. …

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More Options For Spam-Free Email

A couple of other options for email users looking to kill off spam, viruses etc. Walla.com (thanks, Rob) is a free, 1 gigabyte thing with a very simple sign-up process. Nevada-based Komodo (love the name, love the lizard) said yesterday (PDF file) its “unique email services are being tested internally starting this week”. This is …

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