Greg Walton, who is Editor of The Infowar Monitor
Kyrgyzstan is under a massive denial of service attack.
Link to report.
Last week IWMP received a phone call from a colleague in Central Asia.
Apparently, Kyrgyzstan is under a massive denial of service attack.
Three of four ISPs have been taken down, and their upstream providers
in Russia, and Kazakhstan are refusing to pass traffic because of the
scale of the attacks. At this stage, the motivation appears to be
political, and follows several political/mass media websites which
have been blocked in the past two weeks by Kyrgyz authorities. The
suspicion is that the current DOS attacks are commercial --
commissioned and similar to those we reported back in 2005.
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