How I became the first person to describe the advent of a new class of computer network attack tools.

20 Years of DDoS: August 5, 1999

Something is happening, but what?

20 years ago today — August 5, 1999 — I rode my mountain bike across the University of Washington campus to work like every other workday. Early mornings in the summer in Seattle can be pretty nice. Sunny, a little cool with dew on the grass.