MegaUpload collateral damage

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MegaUpload collateral damage

Postby Red Dwarf » Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:49 pm

In response to the FBI's take-down of Megaupload.com and arrest of its leaders, Anonymous has launched DDOS counter-attacks on

Quote: “It was in retaliation for Megaupload, as was the concurrent attack on Justice.org,” - from Anonymous operative Barrett Brown.

It remains to be seen which outage will last longer.

Kim Schmitz (aka Kim Dotcom.com Kim Vestor) is known for

    kimble.org [127.0.0.1 loopback]
    megaporn.com [FBI Seizure notice] 107.21.243.42
    megarotic.com [FBI Seizure notice] 107.21.243.42
    megaupload.com [FBI Seizure notice] 107.21.243.42
    megavideo.com [FBI Seizure notice] 107.21.243.42
    megaking.com [FBI Seizure notice] 107.21.243.42
    megacar.com down 69.57.154.2
    megalive.com down 174.140.154.18 174.140.154.19
    megabox.com down 174.140.158.19
    megapix.com down 174.140.158.12 174.140.158.13
    megafund.com down 174.140.154.53
    megakey.com down 174.140.154.53
    megapay.com down 209.222.129.196
    megabest.com down 174.140.154.53
    megahelp.com down 174.140.154.53
    megagogo.com down 174.140.154.53
    megamovie.com down 174.140.154.53
    megabackup,com down 174.140.154.53
    kimpire.com down 69.57.154.2

The registrars supporting his domain name registrations include
    MONIKER ONLINE SERVICES, INC.
    DOTREGISTRAR, LLC.
    MYDOMAIN, INC.
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Re: MegaUpload collateral damage

Postby AlphaCentauri » Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:05 pm

There's a good blog post from Sophos here:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/01 ... d+security

Anonymous has created links on websites which cause people to unknowingly participate in DDoS attacks.
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