reviving the botnets@ mailing list: a new statregy in fighting cyber crime

The public botnets@ mailing list, where malicious activity on the Internet can be openly shared, has been revived, and boy is it active.

Warning: live samples and malicious URLs are openly shared there.

NANOG relevance: These can be operationally used by ISP security operators not of those "in the know" to block new attacks and to identify abusers in their own networks.

Reminder: this mailing list was started to take off-topic traffic from

Mailing list URL:

Reasons, thinking and explanations: