ZOMBIE THREAD ALERT: This thread hasn't been posted on for a while.

Is something happening with the internet?

(21 Posts)
harbinger Wed 27-Mar-13 19:38:51

In lay-mans' terms please. Mine crashed a while back (just with DNS).

What is a cyber attack?

PedroPonyLikesCrisps Wed 27-Mar-13 19:44:17

Ummm..... No? The internet is just fine..... And presumably you got on to post this?

Yes, there has been a big cyber-attack today. Supposed to have slowed the net.

harbinger Wed 27-Mar-13 19:49:57

Dur. Fine now. Would a cyber attack bring everything to a standstill?

ouryve Wed 27-Mar-13 19:50:46


News story here

harbinger Wed 27-Mar-13 20:10:09

As a very mundane example, what would happen if I was purchasing or banking over the internet?

Could anybody explain fully and simply?

What about power stations and MOD stuff? Would they be okay?

It's fascinating in a rather confused way.

really good explanation of what's going on.

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harbinger Wed 27-Mar-13 20:26:34

Thanks OYBBK .What the H*ll are they trying to prove/do? I think that I will direct that to both 'sides'!

Always love your weather analysis and have sometimes chipped in.

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

It's getting turned off to have its wires polished. They need to plug the Hoover in.

Harbinger, I remember your name on the weather threads occasionally smile

What would I do if I couldn't get access to the weather models? shock

harbinger Wed 27-Mar-13 22:02:21

That funny thing called a land line phone?

OYBBY you'd be st*ffed! sad

I would sad I'd have to go round muttering things like:
"Red sky at night....."
"rain before seven....."

harbinger Fri 29-Mar-13 19:49:23

OYBBK and watching leaves/ seaweed dry out.

Watching the moon.

Howling? grin


harbinger Fri 29-Mar-13 20:47:24

How does it go?

<scratches ear with foot>

harbinger Fri 29-Mar-13 22:08:02

Aah' that looks like them there foxes. They're a bit frisky. Havn't had the normal noises in January.

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