Report: DDoS service as a legitimate, FBI-approved business
Unscrupulous profiteers are openly offering DDoS attacks as a service. They have no fear of being prosecuted - according to a reputable US blogger, the prosecutors themselves might be on board
Lost+Found: accessible pentesting and non-web Persona
On The H's radar over the last seven days: non-web Persona use proposed, how to report a DDoS, laptops filled with porn, tracking ships, counting fake callers, PDF receipts, mainframe intrusion, and accessible pentesting
Suspect Arrested In Spamhaus DDoS Attack
New submitter apenzott writes "According to the BBC, a Dutch citizen has been arrested by Spanish police who suspect he was behind the recent Spamhaus DDOS attack, one of the biggest such attacks ever. 'The man arrested is believed to be Sven Kamphuis, the owner and manager of Dutch hosting firm Cyberbunker that has been implicated in the attack.' According to a press release from the Dutch Public Prosecutor (Google translation of Dutch original), the 35-year-old man's computers and other devices have been seized as evidence. The man will be transferred from Spain to the Netherlands shortly. 'Spamhaus is delighted at the news that an individual has been arrested and is grateful to the Dutch police for the resources they have made available and the way they have worked with us,' said a Spamhaus spokesman."
Police arrest suspect accused of “unprecedented” DDoS attack on Spamhaus
Is suspect identified as "SK" actually CyberBunker affiliate Sven Olaf Kamphuis? Likely.
Lost+Found: Java tweaks and iPhone certificates
On The H's radar over the last seven days: Java tweaks, iPhone certificates, Pwn2Own hacks, arms attacks, Nmap's summer of code, and DDoS reports...