Month: September 2010

Facebook Outage

Another Facebook outage, an outpouring of tweets, press articles and an obligatory ATLAS post below. We use ATLAS data to graph Facebook (AS32934) traffic with 80 ISPs around the world between 5pm September 22 and 5pm EDT today. You can see Facebook traffic plummet around […]

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Another family of DDoS bots: Avzhan

Earlier this month, security researchers at Damballa published their findings regarding a new commercial DDoS service called IMDDOS.  In addition to observing a number of samples of IMDDOS bots in our malware analysis sandboxes, we have also seen a significant number of samples recently from […]

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Shiz and Rohimafo: Malware Cousins

Over the course of the last few weeks, our malware sandboxes have analyzed several interesting specimens with malicious activities that include the making of significant modifications to the routing table on the victim host; the effect of these changes is to essentially null-route a large […]

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