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Living Can Kill You

TCP flaw

The myth goes that the Internet could survive a nuclear attack. Though it was never true, the network has proven surprisingly robust. But the British government has disclosed flaw affecting the transmission control protocol that was discovered late last year by terrorist.net owner, Paul “Tony” Watson. The result is someone could trick, within seconds, computers and routers into severing connections by restarting. The hack will revealed in detail by Watson on Thursday at the cansecwest conference.