GLBX De-Peers Intercage [Was: RE: Washington Post: Atrivo/Intercage, w hy are we peering with the American RBN?]

Gadi Evron ge at
Fri Aug 29 19:52:49 CDT 2008

On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> I applaud GLBX's move to disconnect Atrivo/Intercage.
> What the Armin/McQuaid/Jonkman report [1] documented are activities
> that many of us in the security community have known for a couple
> of years.
> One thing that Krebs _didn't_ mention in his WaPo article are the
> large number of rogue DNS servers that also reside there. A couple
> of  colleagues, Feike Hacquebord, Chenguai Lu, et al., presented a
> paper at the Virus Bulletin conference last year [2]. While the
> paper is almost a year old, that particular situation has gotten
> progressively worse.
> My only concern here is that by the publicity this issue continues
> to receive, these activities will just move else where, like
> scurrying cockroaches (like what happened with AS40989).
> One step at a time, I suppose.

Yep, I am almost intrigued to see where they move. They'd move eventually 
anyway, the question is if we can then gripe about other countries not 
being responsive and approach that problem, or have to drive by their 
building to the office every morning?


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