back to article US Treasury thwarts DDoS attack from Russian Killnet group

The US Treasury Department has thwarted a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that officials attributed to Russian hacktivist group Killnet. These are the same pro-Kremlin miscreants that claimed responsibility for knocking more than a dozen US airports' websites offline on October 10 in similar network-traffic …

  1. Will Godfrey Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Rule one

    Don't gloat.

    It loses you friends, and makes your enemies try harder.

  2. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Question More .... All Evidence Indicates the Problem is a Clear Current and Present Running Danger

    Don’t believe everything you read or hear or even see, for whenever nothing is at it seems is anything possible ‽ . And there be so many strange and surreal and spooky forces at work, rest and play more than ever before nowadays, with some highly active in the field much better at the global and universal manipulation of perception than others.

    Here is some 45 years old news advising y’all of a default modus operandi which is not without its dangers resulting in catastrophically self-destructive blowbacks/domestic fallout/markets meltdown ..... https://www.nytimes.com/1977/12/25/archives/the-cias-3decade-effort-to-mold-the-worlds-views-agency-network.html

    “The particularly dangerous thing” about bogus information, a former senior agency official said recently, “is the blowback potential. It's a real one and we recognize that.”

    Take care ..... FUBARFUD Kills.

    1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

      Fake News and Overestimating Disinformation ????? Oh Please. You cannot be Serious.

      And the System that is, and/or the Systems that are presently widely presumed and would currently themselves also arrogantly assume that they can easily maintain and retain an almighty overwhelming command and control with all of their many ancient established forms of market chaos and infrastructure confusion entertaining certifiable madness and manic mayhem and panic and pandemonium, in the midst of the advent of novel remote proxy virtual machine interventions/interruptions/insurgencies, ...... and you might to accept and realise that the former rather than the latter is the existing reality of early 21st century type leadership projects and programs .... are fundamentally mistaken and in for a whole series of Titanic Tyrannical Awakenings ..... Colossal Adjustments that Quench and Vanquish/Drown and Destroy such as be Wilful Hubris.

  3. nobody who matters Bronze badge

    Downvote for being unintelligible.

  4. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Keep IT Stupidly Simple

    Downvote for being unintelligible. .... nobody who matters

    nobody who matters, Hi.

    There are some real bright sparks visiting El Reg quite regularly to learn of novel developments outside of the mainstream and studiously ignored by ITs PuppetMasters and Conventional Media Mogulled Operations, both Establishment and Antidisestablishmentarian, so simply quote those passages you deem unintelligible and someone is surely bound to be able to clarify matters.

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