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koeppelinteractive.co.uk suspended

December 28th 2008 in Uncategorized


Back on 17 December 2008 I wrote about malvertizements being distributed by criminals impersonating the legitimate Koeppel Interactive (the legitimate site being koeppelinteractive.com).

The fake site, koeppelinteractive.co.uk, is now inaccessible; its name servers have been changed to “ns1.suspended-domain.com” and “ns2.suspended-domain.com”.

Koeppelinteractive.com have added an alert to their site warning about the impersonation.

For what its worth, the IP address of the bad domain,, has a bad history.  For example:

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