The Issue of Notification
These guys ran a domain/host
- They’d run probes, exploits from there
- Guess who answers postmaster email?
They’d receive complaints about their activity
- They’d respond with a polite note “so sorry, we’ve been hacked…”
Rarely == most sites don’t notice that they’ve been broken into. Dan Farmer did a study about this some time ago – his analysis is right on the mark, I think.
How many of the people you’ve contacted about intrusions at your site were actually the intruders, “making nice”?