MafiaBoy Brings Down Yahoo, eBay, Amazon, and others…

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MafiaBoy was the Internet alias of Michael Demon Calce, a high school student from West Island, Quebec, who launched a series of highly publicized denial-of-service attacks in February 2000 against large commercial websites including Yahoo!, Fifa.com, Amazon.com, Dell, Inc., E*TRADE, … Continue reading

Documentary: Cybercops (2000)

Cybercops is a Channel 4 UK documentary first aired on December 21st 2000. The documentary explores threats to electronic commerce at the turn of the century and the work done by various private companies and law enforcement agencies to defend … Continue reading