[unisog] DDoS IRC bots

Mark Kimble mjkits at rit.edu
Tue Jan 21 16:17:54 GMT 2003


too easy.  put a windows box on the open internet - you'll get your chance.

Mark J Kimble
mjkits at rit.edu
Information & Technology Services
Rochester Institute of Technology
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-----Original Message-----
From: Bill McCarty [mailto:bmccarty at apu.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 10:46 AM
To: Jeff Bollinger
Cc: unisog at sans.org
Subject: Re: [unisog] DDoS IRC bots


Hi Jeff,

Actually <grin>, it was re-reading Gibson's account that got me started
on this. He got started when someone anonymously emailed him a copy of
a working bot. I'm interested in replicating his study, with a few
twists of my own.

Cheers,

--On Tuesday, January 21, 2003 10:41 AM -0500 Jeff Bollinger
<jeff01 at email.unc.edu> wrote:

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> This site has got a lot of great info:
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> http://grc.com/dos/grcdos.htm
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> Jeff
> 
> - --
> Jeff Bollinger, CISSP
> University of North Carolina
> IT Security Analyst
> 105 Abernethy Hall
> mailto: jeff_bollinger at unc dot edu
> 
> Bill McCarty wrote:
>| Hi all,
>| 
>| I'm a security researcher affliliated with the Honeynet Research
>| Alliance (www.honeynet.org) and have recently developed an interest
>| in IRC bots involved in DDoS attacks. To learn more about them, I'm
>| interested in dissecting one or more specimens.
>| 
>| Can anyone provide me with a specimen or point me to an Internet site
>| that might provide one? So far, my cursory googling has not led to
>| any firm leads.
>| 
>| Thanks!
>| 
>| ---------------------------------------------------
>| Bill McCarty, Ph.D.
>| Associate Professor of Web & Information Technology
>| School of Business and Management
>| Azusa Pacific University
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Bill McCarty, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Web & Information Technology
School of Business and Management 
Azusa Pacific University



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