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Artists against 419 - feature and interview

Posted on Wednesday, November 09 2005 @ 03:45:34 CET by

Fed up of Nigerian 419 scam emails? A group called Artists Against 419 certainly are - they perform a virtual Flash Mob and aim to take down the fake banks' web hosting. White Hat or Black Hat hacking? We interview the Artists, investigate their actions from a legal and ethical standpoint, and draw some conclusions. Interesting stuff for anyone who's suffered under the weight of spam.

Taking down the website is a classic Denial of Service attack, but the Artists are very clear about stopping the attack before that occurs. They're not taking down the website - they're just pushing the limits of the cheap-and-cheerful hosting the scammers have used. This would appear to keep them short of causing legal damage.. Read on over Bit-Tech.



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