Tag Archives: Brutele

Canada and Belgium show tandem Kelihos infections in October 2013 SpamRankings.net

Twin Kelihos infections in twin countries! Canada in both CBL and PSBL rankings shows tandem spam volume curves for Bell Canada‘s AS577 BACOM and for Shaw Communications AS6327 SHAW. Meanwhile, Belgium in both CBL and PSBL rankings shows tandem curves for Brutele‘s AS12392 ASBRUTELE and for Belgacom‘s AS5432 BELGACOM-SKYNET-AS. This is not a coincidence, since all four networks show Kelihos infections in the CBL data.


Botnets behind the late-month upswings in Belgium in the September 2012 SpamRankings.net?

Congratulations to Belgacom, Mobistar, Uganda Uganda-Telecom and BASE Belgium for improving in the September 2012 SpamRankings.net for Belgium Belgium from CBL data! But what’s behind Brutele and Mobistar and Gateway getting worse at the end of the month? And what about Teledis, which is worse over the whole month, but better at the end?

For AS 12392 ASBRUTELE, the problem the whole month is Lethic botnet with a little Festi:

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Stone Internet Services’ AS 39234 dropped like a rock in May 2012 SpamRankings.net

Some good news for Belgium! Stone Internet Services’ AS 39234 decreased spamming by 95% in May 2012, dropping from 8,212 on May Day to 321 on 28 May.

In the other direction, Brutele’s AS 12392 went from 2,220 on 3 May to 6,207 on 30 May, an increase of 279%.

And Uganda Telecom’s AS 21491 started up like a rocket at the end of the month, going from 1,046 on 26 May to 4,213 on 31 May, a 300% increase.

Now all these numbers are just samples by CBL, hints and whispers of the total amount of spam flying around the net. But when the curves move that fast, usually something is going on.