the attack continues..

Jay Coley j at jcoley.net
Sat Oct 18 13:59:56 CDT 2008


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Frank Bulk wrote:
> The website is "http://www.betmania.com/" and when I try to connect to it I
> get "Database Error: Unable to connect to the database:Could not connect to
> MySQL".
> 
> It's not unusual for betting sites to be DDoSed for ransom.

Also competition (rival companies) based attacks are extremely common in
the gambling/betting industry as well these days.

Are you running any special promotions at the same time as your competition?

- --J


> 
> Frank
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jay Hennigan [mailto:jay at west.net] 
> Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:24 AM
> To: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: the attack continues..
> 
> Beavis wrote:
>> Hello Lists,
>>
>>     I'm still getting attacked and most of the IP's i got have been
>> reported. and just this morning it looks as if someone is testing my
>> network. and sending out short TCP_SESSION requests. now i may be
>> paranoid but this past few days have been hell.. just want to know if
>> the folks from these ip's can help me out.
>>
>> Attacker IP,Attacker Port,Victim IP,Victim Port,Attack Type,Start
>> Time,Extra Info
>> 205.188.116.7,47198,200.0.179.73,80,TCP_SESSION,2008-10-18
>> 14:20:48,Filtered IP: Dropped packets: 3 Dropped bytes: 156
>> 205.188.117.134,45379,200.0.179.73,80,TCP_SESSION,2008-10-18
>> 14:20:48,Filtered IP: Dropped packets: 0 Dropped bytes: 0
>> 205.188.117.137,42257,200.0.179.73,80,TCP_SESSION,2008-10-18
>> 14:20:48,Filtered IP: Dropped packets: 0 Dropped bytes: 0
>> 75.105.128.38,4092,200.0.179.73,80,TCP_SESSION,2008-10-18
>> 14:20:48,Filtered IP: Dropped packets: 0 Dropped bytes: 0
>>
>> First 3 IP's come from AOL, I'll try to see if I can get their attention.
>>
>> Last IP is from a Wildblue Communications WBC-39.
> 
> "Beavis", you're running a web server on 200.0.179.73, some sort of
> gambling site.  Those who operate web servers generally expect traffic
> to TCP port 80.  If you're not aware that you have a web server running,
> then it is most likely your machine that is infected with a bot.
> 
> --
> Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at impulse.net
> Impulse Internet Service  -  http://www.impulse.net/
> Your local telephone and internet company - 805 884-6323 - WB6RDV
> 
> 
> 
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