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Mark Teolis

Top Ten Hosting/ISP’s with servers infected by Brobot

Since our run-in with Brobot a couple of weeks ago (See blog piece). We have had some requests to see if we had a list of what IPs are being used by Brobot. We do have a list of the offending IPs and its in the thousands, no surprise given its total power and to operate within TCP port 80 parameters[...]

Jul 10th 2014

The Statistics of DDoS attacks

I remember the first time I sat down in a statistics class at Concordia University in Montreal as it was a requirement for my undergrad Science degree, so I was there by force, so to speak. The professor entered the room, told us his name and a little about his professional background. Once the intr[...]

Jul 8th 2014

Not All Botnets Are Treated Equally……..Brobot Still Has Some Serious Juice!

Last week we had a run in with the notorious Brobot Botnet, if the name sounds familiar it’s because this bot was responsible for sporadic outages on a number of large US based financial institutions in 2013. Said to be operated by al-Qassam Cyber Fighters (AKA QCF).Botnets are born, die, grow, sh[...]

Jun 25th 2014

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