Twitter, Facebook attack targeted one user | InSecurity Complex - CNET News
Scary news story on SN outage all being about targetting one user
Why were Twitter and Facebook down for much of August 7, 2009? It looks like it was a denial of service attack... aimed at just a single person. Probably not a good strategy - taking out the network to silence an individual - because it mobilizes so many resources to fix the problem (people wouldn't care so much if just a single account was hacked). But still interesting.
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Timing AttacksThe Invisible Things Lab's blog: Evil Maid goes after TrueCrypt!
Using a password sniffer to get around full disk encryption.Hueniverse: Explaining the OAuth Session Fixation Attack
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