March 11, 2004

Symbiot launches DDoS counter-strike tool

Security company Symbiot is about to launch a product that can hit back at hackers and DDoS attacks by lashing out with its own arsenal of tricks, but
experts say it may just be a bit too trigger-happy.

Symbiot, a Texas-based security firm, is preparing to launch a corporate defence system at the end of March that can fight back against distributed
denial-of-service (DDoS) and hacker attacks by launching a counter-strike.

In advance of the product launch, Symbiot's president, Mike Erwin, and its chief scientist, Paco Nathan, have outlined a set of "rules of engagement
for information warfare", which they say should be part of corporate security policy to help companies determine their exact response to an incoming



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