wikileaks unreachable

Stefan Fouant sfouant at shortestpathfirst.net
Mon Nov 29 00:03:03 CST 2010


The one thing I found interesting was the InfoSecIsland poll where the majority of Security Practitioners polled actually supported the Jester's methods...

Stefan Fouant

Sorry for the top post.  Sent from my iPad

On Nov 28, 2010, at 9:29 PM, "andrew.wallace" <andrew.wallace at rocketmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Nanog,
> 
> 
> Some more information here -
> 
> http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/ecwnn/wikileaks_hacked_ahead_of_secret_us_document/c176lcb
> 
> The hacker has featured previously in a news article on his attack platform -
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> https://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/3258-Hacker-Releases-Second-Video-of-Enhanced-XerXeS-DoS-Attack-on-Apache-Vulnerability-.html
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Andrew
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From:Joel Esler <joel.esler at me.com>
> To:Marshall Eubanks <tme at americafree.tv>
> Cc:North American Network Operators Group <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent:Monday, 29 November 2010, 1:56:34
> Subject:Re: wikileaks unreachable
> 
> I've heard it's a DOS (not DDOS) according to twitter. Allegedly according to the person doing the DOS:
> 
> Just so we are all straight and clear - wikileaks hit is not a
> 'Distributed' DoS, its a simple DoS - I dont use intermediaries or
> botnets. Sun Nov 16 - 15:28 EST
> 
> http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r
> 
> Joel
> 
> On Nov 28, 2010, at 6:42 PM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
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>> 
>> On Nov 28, 2010, at 5:19 PM, Wil Schultz wrote:
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>>> DOS is probably because they released some more stuff.
>>> 
>>> "Secret US Embassy Cables"
>>> http://cablegate.wikileaks.org/
>>> 
>> 
>> DDOS according to this
>> 
>> http://www.securityweek.com/wikileaks-under-denial-service-attack-ddos
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>> Regards
>> Marshall
>> 
>>> -wil
>>> 
>>> On Nov 28, 2010, at 1:38 PM, James Downs wrote:
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>>>> On Nov 28, 2010, at 1:34 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
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>>>>> anyone know why https://www.wikileaks.org/ is not reachable?  nations
>>>>> state level censors trying to close the barn door after the horse has
>>>> 
>>>> Reported they were under attack: http://bgg.lv/h2pmsd
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