Re: shaft client to handler?

From: Jose Nazario (
Date: 01/22/02

Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 13:48:12 -0500 (EST)
From: Jose Nazario <>
To: Kyle R Maxwell <>

On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Kyle R Maxwell wrote:

> Jan 21 15:51:45 hostname snort: [1:230:1] DDOS shaft client to handler
> [Classification: Attempted Denial of Service] [Priority: 2]: {TCP}
> -> x.x.x.x:20432

rick wash and myself did some analysis of the shaft node we found on our
local LAN, which can be read here:


a large number of sites were found infected with this tool and most of
them fit these parameters. note that since then the tool has been
available publicly and may be installed differently.

hope this helps,

jose nazario
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