Are DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks against the law?

Graham Cluley

Is it sensible to volunteer to be part of a distributed denial-of-service attack? Learn first about the legality, and the other DDoSers who may have gone before you, and ended up in jail.Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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