Botnet hunting resources

J.D. Falk jdfalk-lists at cybernothing.org
Mon Aug 10 18:24:11 CDT 2009


Luke S Crawford wrote:

> 1. are there people who apply pressure to ISPs to get them to shut down
> botnets, like maps did for spam?

Hi, Luke!  MAAWG recently published a document to help ISPs deal with 
infected machines in their networks.  It's not the same kind of pressure, 
but (as we learned with open relays at MAPS) pressure isn't very effective 
unless there are tools available to deal with the problem.

http://www.maawg.org/about/publishedDocuments/MAAWG_Bot_Mitigation_BP_2007-07.pdf

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J.D. Falk
Return Path Inc
http://www.returnpath.net/




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