[Dshield] yyyyyyyyy me?

mbshafer ms at mbshafer.com
Tue Mar 19 18:34:36 GMT 2002


-----Original Message-----
From: list-admin at dshield.org [mailto:list-admin at dshield.org] On Behalf
Of John Sage
Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 11:35 AM

>The single biggest use of cracked home computers is in the assembly of
zombie armies for use in DDoS attacks.
>They don't want your credit card numbers; they want your bandwidth.
>This is particularily more the case with cable modems and DSL
connections that are always on.

Likewise as method of obfuscation of source IP.

If my cable firewall log is any indication there's a fair amount of
ill-intentioned activity in the cable blocks.
I see something like 150 entries weekly for 111, Sub7, NetBus, misc.TCP
connect attempted/dropped and similar.


Mike S.
Pittsburgh,PA




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