Comment spammers chewing blogger bandwidth like crazy

Gregory Hicks ghicks at cadence.com
Sat Jan 13 19:53:21 UTC 2007


> Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 18:58:02 +0000 (GMT)
> From: "Chris L. Morrow" <christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com>
> Subject: Re: Comment spammers chewing blogger bandwidth like crazy
> To: Thomas Leavitt <thomas at thomasleavitt.org>
> Cc: nanog <nanog at merit.edu>
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, 13 Jan 2007, Thomas Leavitt wrote:
> 
> > Why has 195.225.177.46, an IP in Ukraine, been eating a tremendous
> > amount of bandwidth? What are they doing?
> 
> this isn't in the ukraine, it's in NYC behind ISPrime. Phil is fairly
> hhelpful, you might ask them to 'figure out what the heck is going on'
> with that ip :)
> 
> -Chris
> (unless the ukraine got a whole lot closer to IAD than I thought:
> 64 bytes from 195.225.177.46: icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=13.1 ms
> 64 bytes from 195.225.177.46: icmp_seq=2 ttl=55 time=24.5 ms

Um-m-m-m...

% Information related to '195.225.176.0 - 195.225.179.255'

inetnum:        195.225.176.0 - 195.225.179.255
netname:        NETCATHOST
descr:          NetcatHosting
country:        UA
admin-c:        VS1142-RIPE
tech-c:         VS1142-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED PI
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-PI-MNT
mnt-lower:      RIPE-NCC-HM-PI-MNT
mnt-by:         NETCATHOST-MNT
mnt-routes:     NETCATHOST-MNT
notify:         vs at netcathost.com
changed:        hostmaster at ripe.net 20040304
source:         RIPE
remarks:        ***************************************
remarks:        * Abuse contacts: abuse at netcathost.com *
remarks:        ***************************************

person:       Vsevolod Stetsinsky
address:      01110, Ukraine, Kiev, 20Á, Solomenskaya street. room 206.
phone:        +38 050 6226676
e-mail:       vs at netcathost.com
nic-hdl:      VS1142-RIPE
changed:      vs at netcathost.com 20040303
source:       RIPE

> )

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