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Monday, December 28, 2009

Homeland Security Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report for 28 December 2009

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The Associated Press reports that a man who held three people for more than eight hours December 23 inside a Wytheville, Virginia post office surrendered to police after freeing the hostages unharmed. Dozens of SWAT members surrounding the building did not have to fire a shot. (See item 25)

According to the Wall Street Journal, multiple Internet sites were temporarily disrupted for some Web users after Neustar Inc., the company that provides them directory service with UltraDNS, suffered a “denial of service” attack before Christmas. Sites included those run by Amazon.com Inc. (See item 45)

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