has an interview with Mixter, the author of the TFN and TFN2K DDOS tools. In the interview, he makes the interesting point that DDOS attacks will probably never cost the $240 million that Clinton is proposing we spend on surveillance. Of course, some might argue sensibly that the money might be better spent on training system administrators so that they actually understand how to secure systems so that they’re not sitting ducks for script kiddies.