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Monday, May 24, 2010

Militant Islamic websites DoSed by Th3j35t3r - January 2010


DATE:
2010-01

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Multiple, mostly Middle East and USA

AFFECTED SITES:
as-ansar.com, ansarnet.info, hanein.info, atahadi.0vr.net, ansaaar.com, alemarah.info, de.ansar1.net, www.alqimmah.net, as.ansar.com, 68.15.56.91/Temp/Jihad, islamicawakening.com, islam4uk.com, salaattime.com, watchislam.com, jihadunspun.com, gawaher.com, cabinda.org, islamicnetwork.com, president.ir, radicalislam.org, almaghrib.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Short periods of downtime

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
The Jester (th3j35t3r), a former soldier waging a campaign against militant Islamic websites. His goal is to make communication channels used for jihadi ops unreliable, not necessarily to take them out altogether.

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
DoS, but before Xerxes was officially announced

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
The Jester's takedown announcements from Twitter for January 2010:

"Naughty Naughty Naughty - www.as-ansar.com - down for another 30 min stretch, no longer can you rely on your site to be there. Tragic." (1)
"yet again: www.ansarnet.info - having bad morning. U might think they can employ kung-fu to stop this randomly happening. Down 30 mins." (2)
"www.ansarnet.info - 15 mins downtime, for nasty posts. Getting lonley yet? - At ya from Antarctica - no shit - check your logs." (3)
"PPS: www.ansarnet.info - down for incitement to cause terrorism, 30 mins min, @crabbyolbastard - could B more, I don't pay for server time." (4)
"Awful time for www.ansarnet.info - they appear to be be having undetermined technical difficulties originating in Kiev, Ukraine. Tragic." (5)
"www.hanein.info - heres a new one from a tip. This site is home to recruiting, and co-ordinating Jihad attacks. DOWN FOR 30 mins. Shame." (6)
"www.atahadi.0vr.net is about to have a prolonged blip in their uptime figures. For incitement to terrorism 30 minutes downtime." (7)
"www.ansaaar.com - for spreading a bad Jihad message - gonna say ummm 30 mins downtime - for starters. Know this - Ya on the naughty list." (8)
"www.alemarah.info - Official Taliban Website - for reasons that are obvious - will be experiencing technical difficulties for 30 MINS." (9)
"http://de.ansar1.net - is not having the best of mornings - 30 MINS DOWN for incitement to cause young muslims to perform acts of terrorism." (10)
"www.alqimmah.net - for attempting to recruit young muslims into acts of terrorism - serious technical issues for next 30 minutes." (11)
"http://de.ansar1.net will be experiencing serious technical difficulties for the next 30 minutes for incitement to cause terrorism." (12)
"www.as.ansar.com - DOWN for 30 minutes, mother-page to the taliban recruitment forums. If I am incorrect please do some more research." (13)
"Tragically, due to it's nature, the Taliban Official Site (www.alemarah.info) will be having major difficulties for at least 45 mins." (14)
"http://68.15.56.91/Temp/Jihad/ - badguy dropbox, the PETN/RDX folder is full of explosives training videos - now out of service for 30 mins." (15)
"www.alemarah.info - official taliban website (Afghan Resistance) - ooops I did it again, down for 30 minutes. Reasons err obvious. PLZ RT" (16)
"www.islamicawakening.com - another bad day due to their support of jihadists. they'll be having no website for the next 30 minutes. Sue me." (17)
"www.islam4uk.com - just released a statement on their site, DOWN FOR 30 MINS for disrespect to dead UK troops. more: http://bit.ly/4MhJjO" (18)
"www.ansaaar.com - Failure on part of moderators to remove, in fact allow pro-terrorism - result = 30 minutes of serious tech difficulties." (19)
"www.salaattime.com - Down for the next 60 minutes for making available podcasts by known jihadist Anwar Al-Awlaki: http://bit.ly/4hGKva" (20)
"www.watchislam.com broadcasts the UK Islam Channel live. They are DOWN for the next 30 minutes - Why? http://tinyurl.com/ybaudmf" (21)
"www.jihadunspun.com - 'uncensored reporting' of the "war on terrorism" WELL GODDAMN - CENSORED FOR NEXT 35 MINS. http://bit.ly/5iW1Nb" (22)
"www.gawaher.com - out of commission for next 20 minutes - for incitement to terrorism. Another one bites the dust." (23)
"www.cabinda.org - I am making an exception for FLEC. This site is now down for the next 30 minutes - why? click here: http://bit.ly/5clMRH" (24)
"www.ansarnet.info - out of commission for next 25 minutes - for incitement to terrorism." (25)
"Official Taliban website never learn - www.alemarah.info - down again for obvious reasons for next 40 mins - where the hell R your sec team?" (26)
"www.as-ansar.com - 'support of the struggle by pen and sword' - forget that shit - your hate-filled website is now - 45 mins downtime! ;D" (27)
"Official Taliban Website (www.alemarah.info) will be experiencing technical issues for 30 minutes. I do not apologize for inconvenience. :D" (28)
"Unregretabbly, www.islamicnetwork.com will be experiencing technical difficulties for next 30 mins - due to the forums inciting terrorism." (29)
"Official Presidency Website of Iran (www.president.ir) will be unavailable for the next 40 minutes, due to their oppresive Islamic regime." (30)
"www.alemarah.info - (Afghan Resistance Network) also under sporadic attack as of right now." (31)
"www.ansarnet.info - currently under sporadic attack. For incitement to cause acts of terrrorism." (32)
"www.radicalislam.org - DOWN SPORADICALLY - well c'mon the name says it all really, are they dumb or something?" (33)
"www.ansarnet.info - down www.islamicawakening.com - down - for incitement to terrorism. Scheduled Sporadic attack in progress." (34)
"www.islamicawakening.com - under sporadic attack for fuelling young terrorists. Ooops there goes another." (35)
"www.islamicnetwork.com - under sporadic attack. Don't ya just love freedom of expression, ya know that thing you muslims kill innocents for." (36)
"www.as-ansar.com also under sporadic attack - and is temporarily unavailable. We do not apologize for any inconvenience caused." (37)
"www.ansarnet.info - for incitement to terrrorize this site is now under sporadic attack & will be unavailable for certain extended periods." (38)
"www.almaghrib.org - many forum members on this site linked with al Qaeda (IbnMardiyah and Sasjamal)- this site is now under sporadic attack." (39)
"www.alemarah.info is now under sporadic cyber-attack. This 'Voice of Jihad' served only to act as tool for terrorist. OWNED. By me, Jester." (40)
"@uruknet www.radicalislam.org - also down, how would I know this?" (41)

URLS:
1. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/8167325617
2. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/8159297534
3. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/8048976393
4. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/8046318189
5. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7960480455
6. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7958157927
7. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7923269698
8. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7919044398
9. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7916392244
10. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7915167024
11. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7910112176
12. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7863853087
13. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7843649655
14. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7837843926
15. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7680972813
16. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7610203778
17. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7609049482
18. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7606202173
19. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7601877047
20. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7599063596
21. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7591932953
22. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7571356052
23. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7566729155
24. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7560199167
25. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7556611734
26. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7536562338
27. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7533436592
28. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7494711103
29. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7459361654
30. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7438914786
31. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7417859766
32. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7416431705
33. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7386454737
34. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7336860625
35. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7331513520
36. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7315607510
37. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7309474177
38. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7308936583
39. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7306732887
40. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7282216830
41. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/7284618839


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