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Re: short Botnet list and Cashing in on DoS
- From: frank
- Date: Thu Oct 07 08:35:35 2004
Since we're posting articles this morning:
"North Korea Has Some 600 Computer Hackers, South Korea Says"
>From MIT's Tech Review Newsletter:
"They don't need physical nukes to create problems ... They (the North Koreans) could just exploit our network vulnerabilities.
It's completely doable."
On Thu Oct 7 0:10 , 'J. Oquendo' <firstname.lastname@example.org> sent:
>I've been slowly compiling a list of known botnets should
>anyone care to filter, or check them in your netblocks if someone in your
>range is passing off garbage, etc. Information has been passed from others
>admins having to deal with these pest. Care to pass on a host that you're
>seeing I'll post it for others to see as well. Perhaps when I have
>spare time, I may or may not throw up something where admins can check,
>add, hosts they're seeing. Don't know if I want my connection getting
>toasted for doing so, but it could be something informative, a-la
>spamhaus. Bothaus anyone?
>Virus writers seek cash from chaos
>By John Leyden
>Last month Trend Micro, the anti-virus firm, recorded a six-fold increase
>in malware compared to September 2003. It detected 1,485 new items of
>malware last month, compared to 250 new types of malicious code in the
>same period last year.
>Trend also records the emergence of the first JPEG virus in September, and
>notes that the most damaging variant of the Sasser worm - Sasser-B - is
>still prevalent four months after its first appearance in the wild.
>GPG Key ID 0x51F9D78D
>Fingerprint 2A48 BA18 1851 4C99
>CA22 0619 DB63 F2F7 51F9 D78D
>sil @ politrix . org http://www.politrix.org
>sil @ infiltrated . net http://www.infiltrated.net
>"How can we account for our present situation unless we
>believe that men high in this government are concerting
>to deliver us to disaster?" Joseph McCarthy "America's
>Retreat from Victory"