Thursday, July 7, 2022

That's a nice network you've got there. It'd be a shame if something were to happen to it

from here and here

If you're wondering which came first, my suspicion is that the companies started exploiting fear first. They had a financial incentive whereas early attackers weren't monetizing their attacks and were trying to go unnoticed. Capitalizing on fear draws attention that they didn't want back then.