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Unformatted text preview: to as many computers to be synced together at a certain time to do a specific set of instructions. Which can range from just about anything to doing absolutely nothing at all? But in this particular case it managed to reach about 50,000 computers that were all set to access the DOT website at the same time and attempt to login. While not really a devastating attack its more along the lines of just annoying because it denies access to the site for people who are legitimately trying to access the site for purposes of good will....
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This document was uploaded on 12/07/2010.
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