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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Multiple radical Islamic sites DoSed - June 2010


DATE:
2010-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Multiple, mostly Middle East and USA

AFFECTED SITES:
abu-qatada.com, mtj.tw, mmagreb.com, alsunnah.info, almaqdese.net, baghdadsniper.net, ligattsecurity.com, alemarah.info, almaghrib.org, islamicawakening.com, hackteach.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Depending on attack, down for 30 minutes or Apache server defaulted (displays "Hey, it worked!" Apache install page [not the website's contents])

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, hack

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
XerXeS DoS as well as a "new technique" that defaults the server to display the "Hey, it worked!" Apache install page.

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
The Jester's (th3j35t3r)'s takedown announcements from Twitter for June 2010.
"www.abu-qatada.com TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For the continued distribution of jihadist instructional materials & propaganda." (1)
"Ooops - http://www.abu-qatada.com apache box appears to be defaulted. Just a test of new technique - sorry guys - ok well not really sorry." (2)
"Damn - its works - http://mtj.tw - theres another - defaulted. I really must stop this. Bad times for bad guys - incoming. ;-)" (3)
"www.mmagreb.com TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For the online radicalization of young muslims in US and Europe." (4)
"they shoulda used a different box really: http://www.alsunnah.info - virtual apache host - that's 4 (four) defaulted: http://bit.ly/bdLL2e" (5)
"Okay this is ridiculous here goes another: http://almaqdese.net - dudes ya not very good at this are ya. Too easy." (6)
"www.baghdadsniper.net TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For facilitating jihadi recruitment of young muslims & spreading propaganda." (7)
"www.alemarah.info TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For online incitement to cause young muslims to carry out acts of violent jihad." (8)
"@LIGATT - www.ligattsecurity.com - down 30 mins - RE http://bit.ly/b7Y67w - u now owe $MIL 2 charity any US/UK vets charity is fine. #LIGATT" (9)
"www.hackteach.org - DOWN 30 MINS - for attempting to propogate (lol) skiddie tools with a view to facilitate electronic-Jihad against west." (10)
"www.islamicawakening.com TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For facilitating jihadi recruitment of young muslims & spreading propaganda." (11)
"www.almaghrib.org TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For the continued distribution of jihadist instructional materials & propaganda." (12)

URLS:
1. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/14389435184
2. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/15206462792
3. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/15206858630
4. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/16093964004
5. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/15650317178
6. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/15207013288
7. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/16097586567
8. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/16177796900
9. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/16339163077
10. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/17187347381
11. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/17357186782
12. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/17365939892


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