panix.com hijacked (VeriSign refuses to help)

Paul G paul at rusko.us
Sun Jan 16 07:55:01 UTC 2005


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thor Lancelot Simon" <tls at NetBSD.org>
To: "Paul G" <paul at rusko.us>
Cc: <nanog at merit.edu>
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2005 2:40 AM
Subject: Re: panix.com hijacked (VeriSign refuses to help)

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> I don't know if these are merely isolated attempts at harassment and
> mischief or the precursors to a more widespread attack.  What I do know
> is that I'm very concerned, Panix is quite literally fighting for its
> life, everyone we've shown details of the problem to is concerned --
> including CERT, AUSCERT, and knowledgeable law enforcement personnel --
> with the notable exception of MelbourneIT, whose sole corporate response
> has been one of decided unconcern, and VeriSign, who seem entirely
> determined to pass the buck instead of investigating, fixing, or helping.
>
> And so it goes.

i know people from verisign (used to?) read nanog-l. perhaps some sort of a
deus ex machina intervention may be forthcoming? one can hope.

-p

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paul galynin




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