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Korea and US DDoS attacks: The attacking source located in United Kingdom (Windows 2003 Server)

Jul 14, 2009, 19:31 (1 Talkback[s])

"In order to locate the source of the attacks, we have fought against C&C servers and have gained control of 2 in 8 of them. After analyzing the logs of these 2 servers, we discovered the IP address of the master server, which is 195.90.118.xxx. This IP is located in UK. The master server is running on Windows 2003 Server Operating System..

"During the past few days, the number of zombies has been estimated to be 50,000 by Symantec and about 20,000 by Government of South Korea. But, by taking control of two C&C servers and analyzing logs on these servers, we count the exact number of zombies that have been querying C&C servers to receive commands. Accordingly, there have been 166,908 zombies from 74 countries around the world that have been used for the attacks."

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