Where there's a nanog thread there'll be a vendor solution .. Re: Ethical DDoS drone network

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Tue Jan 6 05:24:18 UTC 2009

This is new to you? Polymorphic anonymizers have been a way of life
for a while now.


On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 7:55 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian
<ops.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:24 PM, BATTLES, TIMOTHY A (TIM), ATTLABS
> <tmbattles at att.com> wrote:
>>  There are some assumptions here. First are you considering volumetric
>> DDOS attacks? Second, if you plan on harvesting wild bots and using them
>> to serve your purpose then I don't see how this can be ethical unless
>> they are just clients from your own network making it less distributed.
> I cant believe this .. http://www.iprental.com
> Looks like anonymizer combined with what looks almost like a "rent a
> botnet", legit nodes (you sign up to download a client that makes you
> part of this botnet, etc)
> http://www.iprental.com/technical/
> Speaking of a "commercial botnet"", there was something similar
> earlier - but that was a "download this bulk mailer" type operation,
> guys called Atriks, who got tracked so extensively by spamhaus that
> they seem to have kind of disappeared now.
> --srs

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