[Full-Disclosure] Lycos Europe organizing a DDoS attack against spammers
kkadow at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 18:47:05 GMT 2004
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 13:38:31 +0100 (CET), Feher Tamas
<etomcat at freemail.hu> wrote:
> Lycos Europe organizing a DDoS attack against spammers
> Lycos Europe has started organizing a distributed
> denial-of-service attack against web sites run by spammers.
> Lycos, via its makelovenotspam.com website,
> is offering a free screensaver for download.
> The screensavers make constant http requests to spam websites.
Can anybody provide pointers on how to detect this traffic
by reviewing squid proxy logs?
I'd guess that at least a few of our (thousands of) users will install
"makelovenotspam", but lacking the authority to lock down
or examine desktops, I'm limited to reviewing access logs after the
fact to track down offenders.
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