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From: n3td3v (xploitablegmail.com)
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 14:04:41 CDT
On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 3:27 PM, Gadi Evron <gelinuxbox.org> wrote:
> About a year ago after coming back from Estonia I promised I'd send in an
> account of the Estonian "war". The postmortem analysis and recommendations I
> later wrote for the Estonian CERT are not yet public.
> A few months ago I wrote an article for the Georgetown Journal of
> International Affairs, covering the story of what happened there, in depth.
> The journal owns the copyright so I had no way of sending that along either.
> I wasn't about to email saying "go buy a copy".
> Mostly silly articles kept popping up with misguided to wrong information
> about what happened in Estonia, and when an Estonian student was arrested
> for participating, some in our community even jumped up to say "it was just
> some student". Ridiculous.
> This is the "war" that made politicians aware of cyber security and entire
> countries scared, NATO to "respond" and the US to send in "help". It
> deserved a better understanding for that alone, whatever actually happened
> I was there to help, but I just deliver the account. The heroes of the story
> are the Estonian ISP and banking security professionals and the CERT (Hillar
> Aarelaid and Aivar Jaakson).
> Apparently the Journal made my article available in PDF form by a third
> Battling Botnets and Online Mobs
> Estonia's Defense Efforts during the Internet War
> URL: http://www.ciaonet.org/journals/gjia/v9i1/0000699.pdf
> It is not technical, I hope you find it useful.
> Gadi Evron.
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