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HostFresh depeered?

April 2nd 2009 in Uncategorized

Cool!  They join Atrivo, McColo and UkrTelegroup in the “De-peered Hall of Shame”.

Cite: http://securehomenetwork.blogspot.com/2009/03/rbn-domains-fleeing-hostfresh.html
Cite: http://www.cidr-report.org/cgi-bin/as-report?as=AS23898&view=(null)
Cite: http://www.robtex.com/as/as23898.html


BTW, in case you didn’t know, Brian Krebs published a report entitled “Rogue Antivirus Distribution Network Dismantled” on 20 March:

“On Monday, Security Fix profiled TrafficConverter2.biz, a program that pays affiliates handsome commissions for spreading "scareware" products like Antivirus2009 and Antivirus360. Scareware tries to frighten consumers into purchasing fake security software by pestering them with misleading and incessant warnings about threats resident on their systems.

According to a message posted at TrafficConverter2.biz and its sister sites, the program’s credit card payment processor pulled the plug on them shortly after our story ran.”

2 comments to...
“HostFresh depeered?”

Conrad Longmore

This is certainly good news.. even the hostfresh.com site has gone and has a default landing page at Enom.


ya, is a good news for webmaster as well. Better playing safe.

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