19 March 2008 - "DSL Reports, a website for broadband users, popped back online after being taken down by a distributed denial of service attack. At least 1,100 bot-infested machines took part in the assault, which at one point directed nearly 48MBps of malicious data at the site. The flood continues, although changes to the site's front-end server drastically improved its defenses. Several hours after the attack began, the DDoS was throwing about 12MBps of data at the site, enough for it to stay online... According to researcher Jose Nazario at Arbor Networks, the command and control center of the attacking botnet appears to be located at IP address 188.8.131.52. He is encouraging ISPs to block port 80 traffic to that server, which he says is "a busy DDoS net which has attacked numerous sites around the world..."
10 April 2008 - DSL Reports under DDoS Attack Again...
Edited by AplusWebMaster, 17 April 2008 - 09:36 AM.