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Monday, May 24, 2010

Taliban website DoSed - February 2010


DATE:
2010-02

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Afghanistan

AFFECTED SITES:
alemarah.info

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Down for a very short time

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:
XerXeS DoS

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Site is a Taliban website. The Jester (th3j35t3r) is 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. This attack was part of a video The Jester released to present his Xerxes software, visible at (1).

The Jester's many victims are predominantly combined by month of attack in this database. Links other than (1) for this entry are to other articles about his campaign, not necessarily about this one attack.

URLS:
1. https://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/2990-Exclusive-Video-of-XerXeS-DoS-Attack.html
2. http://information-security-resources.com/2010/01/07/patriot-hacker-hits-jihad-with-ddos-attacks/
3. https://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/2882-Jester-Unveils-XerXeS-Automated-DoS-Attack.html
4. https://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/2695-Hacktivist-Tactics-Raise-Ethical-Questions.html


3 comments:

  1. Great to see the Jester is back in business! Looked like he went away for a while (not sure why), but it's great that he's back!
    *** Go the Jester! ***

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  2. Jester, you are a brave man - thank you for disrupting these websites that recruit and propagandize those who want to do us harm!

    Remember 9/11, everyone - the bad guys are out there and they want to kill you and your family. They will not hesitate. We need to do everything we can to neutralize the threat.

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  3. OutfuckingStanding!
    The military cyberarmy needs to begin negotiations IMMEDIATELY with this absolute GENIUS.
    Personal Message to -Th3J35T3R

    Keep up the great work , you have the support of the whiteHat

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