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Reports | Digital attacks record broken
{6th May 2003}
mi2g recent reported "The world record for the number of successful and verified digital attacks carried out in a single day was broken on 4th May 2003".

According to figures obtained by Rootsecure.net there were over 2500 recorded defacements on the 4th of May, compared to only 705 on May 3rd, and 876 on May 5th.  The majority of defacements 1861+ were to .com domains with .org / .net following behind on roughly 163, and 180 respectively.

03/05/03 04/05/03 05/05/03
org     28
ipaddr  22
fr      7
us      3
hr      1
ng      2
uy      1
jp      3
hu      2
ca      7
nl      2
no      2
pl      8
edu     1
nu      1
cl      1
ar      5
ro      2
za      1
at      3
id      3
biz     2
nz      1
ie      3
to      1
ma      1
es      1
tv      1
in      1
cz      2
gr      2
tw      1
gt      1
it      8
kr      11
bf      1
se      1
net     40
sg      1
de      249
ms      4
info    3
sk      3
dk      1
mx      5
uk      11
br      39
com     205
lb      1
hk      1
org     163
ipaddr  17
bz      1
us      7
ws      8
jp      1
hu      1
ca      4
ph      1
nl      1
cc      10
no      1
pl      17
ch      3
ee      2
am      1
edu     1
ve      1
nu      2
ar      5
bR      1
za      4
at      4
biz     2
ie      3
nz      1
au      44
to      1
tr      3
il      6
tv      15
gr      27
tw      9
it      17
kr      41
be      3
net     180
sg      4
de      4
info    5
dk      1
my      1
uk      4
br      6
com     1861
la      4
org     66
ipaddr  39
fr      2
us      6
pa      1
ws      5
pe      1
hu      1
ca      2
ae      1
nl      5
cc      5
no      2
pk      2
edu     2
ar      2
co      1
pt      1
at      1
biz     5
id      1
ru      1
tr      2
es      1
tv      2
gr      18
tw      6
cz      12
it      52
kr      36
be      1
ua      1
net     54
de      29
sg      1
info    10
mx      2
dk      3
fi      1
sn      1
br      2
uk      4
com     482
fm      3
la      1
705 2500 876

Figures for 04/05/03 should be taken as a guide only as software limitations prevented analysis of more than 2500 defacements.

Related Stories from mi2g:
The world record for verifiable digital attacks challenged - 30th April, 2003
World record for digital attacks not breached - 1st May, 2003
Daily Record for Digital Attacks Broken - 6th May, 2003