Ransom DDoS attack - need help!

Josh Reynolds josh at kyneticwifi.com
Thu Dec 3 14:54:45 UTC 2015

Sounds like lizardSquad may be at it again
On Dec 3, 2015 8:53 AM, "halp us" <throwaway1958251 at gmail.com> wrote:

> All,
> I've been a NANOG member for many years but I'm emailing from an anonymous
> account to reduce the chance of the attackers finding me.
> A company that shall remain anonymous has received a ransom DDoS note from
> a very well known group that has been in the news lately. Recently they've
> threatened to carry out a major DDoS attack if they are not paid by a
> deadline which is approaching. They've performed an attack of a smaller
> magnitude to prove that they're serious.
> Based on certain details that I can't reveal here, we believe the magnitude
> of the upcoming attack may be in the several hundred Gbps.
> I would really appreciate help in a few areas (primarily with certain
> provider contacts/intros) so we can execute our strategy (which I can't
> reveal here for obvious reasons). If you email me off-list with a
> name/email that you've previously used on-list, I will reply from my real
> email.
> Alternatively, if you can post your experiences on-list with large scale
> high profile ransom DDoS attacks, I'd really appreciate it!
> Thanks

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