Description: CNN.com’s tech writer John Sutter explains why the recent denial-of-service cyber attacks were more a political protest than a breach in online security.
Date: December 10, 2010
Questions for discussion:
- How does a hacker wage a denial of service attack?
- Why were several credit card companies recently targeted this way and do you think this form of protest is effective?
- If you recently made a credit card payment to Wikileaks, do the hackers now have your credit card information?