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Re: short Botnet list and Cashing in on DoS
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." http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/04/10/ap_2100504.asp\?trk=nl [email protected] On Thu Oct 7 0:10 , 'J. Oquendo' <[email protected]> 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? > >http://www.infiltrated.net/sdbot-irc-servers.txt > > >------------- >Virus writers seek cash from chaos >By John Leyden >The Register >http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/10/06/vxers_cash_in/ > >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. >------------- > > >=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+ >J. Oquendo >GPG Key ID 0x51F9D78D >Fingerprint 2A48 BA18 1851 4C99 > >CA22 0619 DB63 F2F7 51F9 D78D >http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup\?op=get&search=0x51F9D78D > >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"