Attackers Kill Anti Fraud Site

The operators of had one of those days earlier this week when they announced -- from another site -- that they are finally giving up their fight against a persistent denial-of-service attack and closing their site down.

The site, which tracked and reported on online scams and scammers, has been overwhelmed by botnet-borne traffic since August. "At the moment, there is no way of knowing for how long the zombie attacks will continue," says the site's chief executive, who is known only as Aldavor. " is extremely doubtful whether [Fraudwatch] will ever again see the light of day." Attackers Kill Anti-Fraud Site - Application and Perimeter Security News Analysis - Dark Reading

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 30th September 2007 1:53AM