Trends in Networks: Spam #18

It’s a shame that such simple fixes can’t or won’t be done by a company to make the world a better place. I wonder if the money is really worth knowingly turning a blind eye to malicious activity, activity that … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #17

Never ending freenom and xyz TLD spam continues on Digital Ocean. A big burst came in on Valentines day from these newsgood.xyz domains. Feb12 159.65.97.208 x1 box.hasferst.xyz 164.90.222.36 x7 ocean.heurlin.xyz 167.71.236.182 x20 mail.gizmospace.ml Feb13 104.248.198.228 x1 box.tspsonghericeltd.xyz 188.166.212.60 x2 mail.granti.xyz … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #16

Some more throwaway freenom and xyz domains spamming on the Digital Ocean networks. I’m slowly working on expanding this report to more networks, just have been pretty busy with everything else going on. These actors have been shooting out this … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #15

Back at it again with some more throwaway domains from our old friends. Amazing how we can always count on spammers to persist like cockroaches. Still no sign of this spam activity stopping since we’ve last reported in December, and … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #14

The last few weeks have been quite interesting for us researchers. Unfortunately that ‘interesting’ stuff delayed a bit of our social media efforts. Digital Ocean abuse is now stronger than ever. We would hope to see a reduction in these … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #13

Another week goes by with seemingly no actions taken to prevent this abuse. Do we put the onus on the person who abuses the tool, the person who provides the use of the tool, or the person who created the … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #12

Back from a break and picking up where we left off. It’s a shame the spammers have not taken a break… still the same pattern of activity occurring on the Digital Ocean network. We’re only looking at .xyz and Freenom … Continue reading

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When and Why Internet Providers Should Block Port 25 Outbound

The Internet has swiftly synergized into the lives of people ever since it was introduced to the general population. Nowadays, without it people will feel like a significant part of them is missing. What we are unaware of is how … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #11

Here are the past week’s Freenom TLD and .xyz domains detecting spamming on the Digital Ocean network. Oct22 104.131.60.188 x3 xnx0.517.vexxo.ml 104.248.2.30 x6 xnx0.527.vexxo.ml 128.199.152.3 x1 xnx0.509.vexxo.ml 128.199.23.11 x2 xnx0.513.vexxo.ml 128.199.23.23 x27 xnx0.516.vexxo.ml 128.199.26.255 x2 xnx0.511.vexxo.ml 134.122.59.13 x8 xnx0.508.vexxo.ml 134.209.44.46 … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #10

Here are this week’s spammy Freenom and .xyz TLDs coming from the Digital Ocean network. Oct16 134.122.41.131 x1 girlssoft.gq 134.122.45.114 x1 chocolatesoft.tk 134.122.45.115 x1 chocolatesoft.ml 134.122.45.119 x2 softaustralia.ga 134.122.45.120 x1 softaustin.ga 134.122.45.121 x2 softaustralia.tk 134.122.45.123 x2 softaustralia.gq 134.122.45.50 x2 softaustralia.ml … Continue reading

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