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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Bachuna.net (Ukraine) DDoSed - December 2009


DATE:
2009-12

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Ukraine

AFFECTED SITES:
bachuna.net

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Russia

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
BlackEnergy botnet

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
"The attackers began flooding bachuna.net on 2009-12-15. The attacks appear to relate to Ukrainian news stories which broke around the same time as the attacks started involving a judge named Oleg Bachun and two competing websites bachuna.net and bachun.net. While the former was supportive of the judge the latter implicated him in illegal activities." (1)

URLS:
1. http://blogs.forbes.com/firewall/2010/04/12/blurring-the-boundaries-between-cybercrime-and-politically-motivated-attacks/


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