Krebs on Security booted off Akamai network after DDoS attack proves pricey

ryan landry ryan.landry at
Sun Sep 25 21:50:01 UTC 2016

On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 9:07 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at> wrote:

> This is such a golden opportunity for each of you to find compromised
> hosts on your network or your customer's network.  The number of
> genuine lookups of the blog vs the number of botted machine would
> make it almost certain that anything directed at the blog is a
> compromised machine.  A phone call to the customer / further analysis
> would reduce the false positive rate.
> Mark
i wish you luck with that. explaining to grandma that her samsung smart tv
has been rooted and needs to be updated should be good fun.

for isp's it's a resourcing vs revenue problem. always has been. always
will be. far more inclined to hold liable the folks that are churning out
terribly dangerous cpe / IoT(shit). surely some regulatory body is looking
into this.

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