Ongoing DDoS helped by non responsive abuse desks

Steve Linford linford at
Thu Mar 23 21:27:16 UTC 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... 

   Steve Linford
   The Spamhaus Project

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