[Chugalug] FYI: DoS attack targeting Spamhaus right now

Christopher Rimondi chris.rimondi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 12:24:43 UTC 2013


Great quote I saw on twitter:

Yanks are hilarious. North Korea launches full scale cyber assault on
South. Barely a blip. Put a one second day in Netflix? ZMOG CYBER WAR.



On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 11:14 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'll shut up (about this topic) after this email. I always love cnet:
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57576699-83/did-the-spam-cyber-fight-really-slow-down-the-internet/
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:40 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Could someone explain the screenshot on CNN's article? </amusement at
>> completely unrelated screenshots>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:38 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Regardless, it's an interesting story, and it's further interesting to
>>> look at some of the traffic monitoring sites (such as
>>> http://www.akamai.com/html/technology/dataviz1.html) right now. I keep
>>> an eye on Akami's site every now and then, and it does seem to me that
>>> they're reporting higher amounts of traffic and "attacks" than other times
>>> I look at their site.
>>>
>>> I did read the NYT article, and I tend to agree. Even in some of the
>>> correct parts of the article, its amusing: "300 billion bits of
>>> information"....
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 4:52 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>wrote:
>>>
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>>>> On 3/27/2013 4:42 PM, Cynicalgeek wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/27/tech/massive-internet-attack/index.html?hpt=hp_t2
>>>> >
>>>> >  (CNN) -- Internet users around the globe were facing slowed down
>>>> > service thanks to what's being called the biggest cyber attack in
>>>> > history.
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>> There have been two DDoS attacks against financial institutions within
>>>> the past 60 days that are currently stacking up at 5x the size of the
>>>> DDoS aimed at Spamhaus.  For technical inaccuracy hysteria, read the
>>>> NYT version of this article....
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> dtb
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