The latest "reflection attack" gooses Denial of Service attacks by a factor of 51,000

To launch an effective Denial of Service attack, your bots need to overwhelm your target with a flood of requests; the more bandwidth and computing-power your target has, the more you need to knock them off the internet. Read the rest

Tiffany sold out of a ton of those laughable sterling silver "everyday objects"

Remember Tiffany's runup to Xmas with the $1000 tin can and the $9000 ball of yarn? It was a pretty shrewd bit of marketing. Read the rest