drone armies C&C report - Feb/2005

Gadi Evron gadi at tehila.gov.il
Sun Mar 6 13:31:12 UTC 2005

Below is a periodic public report from the drone armies / botnets
research and mitigation mailing list.
For this report it should be noted that we base our analysis on the data
we have accumulated from various sources.

According to our incomplete analysis of information we have thus far, we
now publish two reports.

The ISP's that are most often plagued with botnet C&C's (command &
control) are, by the order listed:
Responsible Party		Count	ASN
SAGONE Sago Networks		16-20 	21840
THEPL-1 THE PLANET*		16-20	{21844,13884}
PNAP Internap Network Services	11-15	{10913,13790,14742,14744}
STAMIN-2 Staminus Communicatio	11-15	25761
ATRIV Atrivo			11-15	27595
MSG-48 Managed Solutions Group	8-10	27645
YIPS Yipes Communications  Inc	8-10	6517
LEVEL3 Level 3 Communications	8-10	3356

* Note that the above details are only for botnet C&C's that are still

* We would gladly like to establish a trusted relationship with
   these and any organizations to help them in the future.

* Please note the serious decrease in live Korean botnets, largely due
   to the efforts of KrCERT.

The Trojan horses most used in botnets:
The below details have not changed much, although we are seeing an 
increase in rBot variants.

1. Korgobot.
2. SpyBot.
3. Optix Pro.
4. rBot.
5. Other SpyBot variants and strains (AgoBot, PhatBot, actual SDbots,

Contact information:
Hank Nussbacher <hank at mail.iucc.ac.il>
Gadi Evron (as specified below)

Gadi Evron,
Information Security Manager, Project Tehila -
Israeli Government Internet Security.
Ministry of Finance, Israel.

gadi at tehila.gov.il
gadi at CERT.gov.il
Office: +972-2-5317890
Fax: +972-2-5317801

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