wikileaks unreachable

andrew.wallace andrew.wallace at rocketmail.com
Sun Nov 28 20:29:15 CST 2010


Hi Nanog,


Some more information here -

http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/ecwnn/wikileaks_hacked_ahead_of_secret_us_document/c176lcb

The hacker has featured previously in a news article on his attack platform -


https://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/3258-Hacker-Releases-Second-Video-of-Enhanced-XerXeS-DoS-Attack-on-Apache-Vulnerability-.html

Regards,

Andrew


----- Original Message -----
From:Joel Esler <joel.esler at me.com>
To:Marshall Eubanks <tme at americafree.tv>
Cc:North American Network Operators Group <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent:Monday, 29 November 2010, 1:56:34
Subject:Re: wikileaks unreachable

I've heard it's a DOS (not DDOS) according to twitter. Allegedly according to the person doing the DOS:

Just so we are all straight and clear - wikileaks hit is not a
'Distributed' DoS, its a simple DoS - I dont use intermediaries or
botnets. Sun Nov 16 - 15:28 EST

http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r

Joel

On Nov 28, 2010, at 6:42 PM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:

> 
> On Nov 28, 2010, at 5:19 PM, Wil Schultz wrote:
> 
>> DOS is probably because they released some more stuff.
>> 
>> "Secret US Embassy Cables"
>> http://cablegate.wikileaks.org/
>> 
> 
> DDOS according to this
> 
> http://www.securityweek.com/wikileaks-under-denial-service-attack-ddos
> 
> Regards
> Marshall
> 
>> -wil
>> 
>> On Nov 28, 2010, at 1:38 PM, James Downs wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Nov 28, 2010, at 1:34 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
>>> 
>>>> anyone know why https://www.wikileaks.org/ is not reachable?  nations
>>>> state level censors trying to close the barn door after the horse has
>>> 
>>> Reported they were under attack: http://bgg.lv/h2pmsd
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 


      




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