Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by ronjor, Sep 10, 2016.
DDoS-for-Hire Community Strikes Back at Krebs with Record 665 Gbps DDoS Attack
Massive web attack hits security blogger
krebsonsecurity.com resolving to 127.0.0.1 now to reverse the attack, interesting.
By Eduard Kovacs on September 23, 2016
Well, Akamai dropped their support to Kreb
Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the ‘Net
I follow his blog for some years now and highly respect his work. It doesn't help him now but this and all other attacks in the past is proof of the huge impact he accomplishs. Any ideas how to support him ?
He is back online thanks to Google Project Shield
Same here .
This attack is clear proof that his aim is true ( not that proof were needed ) .
But I'm not fully convinced that vDOS wielded that sort of botnet power ; this attack seems to be on a much bigger scale.
.... time will tell , or maybe not
http://krebsonsecurity.com/ is up and running at the time of this post.
"How Hacked Cameras Are Helping Launch The Biggest Attacks The Internet Has Ever Seen"
"KrebsOnSecurity moves to Project Shield for protection against DDoS attack censorship"
Hopefully additional rather than totally duplicative info.
Hacker Releases Code That Powered Record-Breaking Botnet Attack
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Have hackers turned my printer into an offensive weapon?
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Spreading the DDoS Disease and Selling the Cure
Thanks ron...great read.
Two Israeli Youths May Be Charged for vDOS Operation
Following the Money Hobbled vDOS Attack-for-Hire Service — Krebs on Security
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