May 3rd, 2006

Allah Sulu-South Park

GR0WZ0R UP!!!1!

From LJ status – Since approximately 4:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time, Six Apart has been the victim of a sophisticated distributed denial of service attack. This has affected all of Six Apart's sites, causing intermittent and limited availability for TypePad, LiveJournal, sixapart.com, movabletype.org and movabletype.com. Our network operations staff is working around the clock with our Internet access providers to resolve the issue. We appreciate your patience and support, and will provide updates as we have them.

What, exactly, is the point of a DDoS attack? It's not particularly clever or original, nor is there anything in it for the script kiddies who set it off. A clever hack I could admire, but this is just moronic.