Technorati Weblog: Temporary Keyword Search Limitation

Technorati Weblog: Temporary Keyword Search Limitation: “Today we experienced a so-called Dictionary Attack on our keyword search service. Someone was trying to extract the contents of our index by doing a large number of searches, going way back in time. Attacks like this can cause slower response times for you, our loyal users, and this makes us very cranky.”

Extract the contents of our index? Wow, these are weird times we live in…

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