An Undernet admin writes: "For the past 4 days, many of Undernet's servers have been hit with constant DDoS, massive stuff on the order of 100M/sec that doesn't look like it will clear up anytime soon. The major services with which Undernet is associated, including Uworld and the channel service bots X and W, have been removed because the ISP that hosts them cannot afford to have them online, and even with them offline, the ISP has continued to be hit with the DDoS. Several servers will be forced to delink permanently if this continues. And all of it's happening because a script kiddie in Romania has nothing better to do with his time, and with his head start, many other groups have decided to lend a hand and take out other servers while his main pummelling is going on. We're about to run out of new ideas, since we can only code in so much security so fast, and law enforcement isn't terribly effective. What does the Slashdot community say?"
There's a notice on their Web site
. Update: 01/08 09:49 PM
: The news story we linked to was ancient.