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Re: Ongoing DDoS helped by non responsive abuse desks

  • From: Steve Linford
  • Date: Thu Mar 23 16:28:32 2006

On 23 Mar 2006, at 16:54, Martin Lathoud wrote:

One of our web servers got hammered by ~5K req/s for hours from
browsers with the following referer:
Both and their network provider Cogent has been contacted
without any visible result
I found freewebs very responsive, I emailed them and they shut the site down instantly.

It's likely the originators of the DDOS are the Yambo gang out of Ukraine. Other hosts involved in this attack are located on Chinese IPs we know to be under the control of Yambo... 20Financials

Steve Linford
The Spamhaus Project