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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Zombietime - February 2006


DATE:
2006-02

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
zombietime.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
First Turkey; then Turkey, Syria, Britain, and India; then Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Jordan, and UAE.

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
Muslim extremists.

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS, reflected DDoS, viruses via email

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
"From email virus spam the site admin found they originated from smtp2.ste.net.sy, alesta.sbs.com.tr, easynet.co.uk, and touchtelindia.net. Reports that first DDoS came from Turkey, but as of the report also from Syria, Britain, and India (in addition to Turkey). Then reports Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Jordan, UAE.

Reflected DDoS came from virus spam sent out with the zombietime email as return address."

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Attack related to publication of Danish Muhammed cartoons.

URLS:
1. http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/?entry=19241#c0017


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