Month: January 2008

Net Neutrality Gumbo

I made it up to San Francisco Saturday for the USF-hosted symposium titled The Toll Roads? The Legal and Political Debate Over Net Neutrality. I dropped in just to listen, as most of the folks there, and discussions on the agenda, were more of the […]

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Church of Scientology DDoS Statistics

If you’ve been watching the tech news lately, you’ve seen that Anonymous has opened hostilities against the Church of Scientology. Among their many attacks are several DDoS attacks designed to disrupt their website. Here’s some quick numbers on the attacks. Looking specifically at attacks in […]

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DDoS Fines in Estonia

Last spring’s DDoS attacks against Estonia continue to play out. First, just a week or so ago an Estonian new site was hit with a sustained DDoS from a botnet. And today, news that an Estonian citizen was fined for his role in the DDoS […]

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Stormy Skies – Clearing?

Seems like NIC.RU has been cleaning house a bit. The recent Storm worm domains appear to have all been cleared up. This domain appears to be dead in both the whois records – it says the domain is locked – and DNS databases. UPDATED a […]

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Active Storm Worm Domains – Christmas, New Year’s Campaign

Based on a bunch of sources: familypostcards2008.com freshcards2008.com happy2008toyou.com happycards2008.com happysantacards.com hellosanta2008.com hohoho2008.com merrychristmasdude.com newyearcards2008.com newyearwithlove.com parentscards.com postcards-2008.com santapcards.com santawishes2008.com uhavepostcard.com All of these are worth blocking by DNS methods (become the local SOA, NXDOMAIN them) and looking for in your emails (look for a […]

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