What's Going On?

No broadband access here at the sunglass store, so I’m borrowing my cousin’s AOL dialup connection. Needless to say, it sucks. What’s curious, however, is that Norton Internet Security has stopped three trojan horse attacks in the last hour.

Two from South Korea, one from Denver.

Now, with my AOL-assigned IP address, I know these are random attacks and not directly personally at me. But I don’t usually get three of them in a month, much less in an hour.

Are we seeing an uptick in net attacks because of the upcoming election, or just some hooligan scriptkiddies going after AOL?