May 24, 2001
Study: Nearly 4,000 DoS attacks occur per week
Author: JT Smith
An InfoWorld article on CNN reports on the results of an Internet and computer security study conducted at the University of California, San Diego. According the UCSD study, nearly 4,000 Denial of Service (DoS) attacks happen every week. The vast majority of victims were attacked fewer than five times, and from that group, 65 percent experienced only one attack.