November 14, 2001

ICANN: Key Net servers are vulnerable

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET: "An attack designed to flood the Web's master directory servers with traffic "is capable of bringing
down the Internet," Paul Vixie, a speaker at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
Numbers (ICANN) annual meeting, told Reuters.

After the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington, non-profit corporation ICANN
pushed other agenda items aside to concentrate the discussion on ways to keep the Internet

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