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Mafiaboy's Exploits

Using the web, determine the extent of Mafiaboy's exploits. How many sites did he compromise and how? How was he caught?

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Mafiaboy was a Canadian teenager who intentionally crippled major website giants from 7th to 15th of February of 2000. He used the denial of service attaches (DOS) on the web servers which ultimately got flooded with huge number of requests for data that caused the servers to get effectively clogged.

He attacked the web servers of following sites:

1. Amazon
2. CNN
3. Dell
4. eBay
5. Yahoo ...