http://www.marionstar.com/news/stories/20030115/localnews/780708.html January 15, 2003 COLUMBUS (AP) -- Ohio State University computers were clogged for several days last month after someone sent an electronic bomb of 11 million e-mail messages into the system, officials said. The sheer volume crippled Internet access and delayed the distribution of e-mail for several days. Fortunately, the bomb came while students were on winter break. But for some graduate students trying to line up work after graduation, the delay came at a bad time because they were expecting job-related messages. The content of the messages, which never made it to inboxes, isn't being released because university police believe they know who was responsible and are attempting to prosecute. Campus police Chief Ronald Michalec said on Monday that possible charges for Internet crimes include illegal tampering with records, theft, unauthorized use of a computer system and vandalism. - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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