[funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams andSpams KnockedOffline (fwd)
simonw at zynet.net
Thu Nov 13 03:27:33 CST 2008
On Wednesday 12 November 2008 21:52:12 Nick Newman wrote:
> Let's compare these two scenarios:
> 1. The world-wide community of people who essentially run the Internet have
> had enough with a nasty webhosting company in California. They've
> determined that the majority of spam world-wide originates from this
> company offering bullet-proof hosting. So they call the upstream providers
> and get them cut off.
> 2. Some LE agency serves a search warrant for "any digital evidence" and
> collects hundreds of terabytes of worth of data. 5 years later....
These aren't mutually exclusive.
Grr - those stupid DreamWeaver menus that only work in 66% of browsers.
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