Automated Denial-of-Service Attack Using the U.S. Post Office

Counterpane/Bruce Schneier’s Crypto-Gram: What happens when you mix the online world with the offline world: How about writing a small Perl script that’ll search Google for “request catalog address state zip” and fill in all the 250,000 forms found with the address of someone you don’t like. And then just sit back and watch while the USPS dutyfully executes the sneakerware denial-of-service attack for you. Scary thought.

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