[thechat] CNN.com - Attack on heart of Internet fails to bring it down - Oct. 23, 2002

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Thu Oct 24 06:01:01 CDT 2002

Syed Zeeshan Haider wrote:
> What do these hackers want from internet?
>  http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/internet/10/23/net.attack/index.html

They're bored.
They're malicious.
They're bored and malicious.
They want to see if they can do it.
They want to see if they can do it and get away with it.
They have nothing better to do in their free periods at school.
They're bored.

Pick one that seems relevant.

And they're not hackers.

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