More on that funny attack
#324 Henry, Wednesday, 30 December 2015 11:50 PM (Category: Network)
(Tags: network)

There was mention of that very same attack on Voat tonight. Following up their suggestions, I did a whois on the IP address and get this:

inetnum:        151.217.0.0 - 151.217.255.255
netname:        DE-CCC-20151201
descr:          Chaos Computer Club Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH
remarks:        ===========================================
remarks:        ===      _________   ____ _____         ===
remarks:        ===     |___ /___  / ___|___ /         ===
remarks:        ===       |_  __) | |     |_          ===
remarks:        ===      ___) / __/| |___ ___) |        ===
remarks:        ===     |____/_____|\____|____/         ===
remarks:        ===                                     ===
remarks:        ===  32nd Chaos Communication Congress  ===
remarks:        === http://events.ccc.de/congress/2015/ ===
remarks:        ===     December 27th to 30th, 2015     ===
remarks:        ===========================================
remarks:        ===                                     ===
remarks:        === If you have trouble with users from ===
remarks:        ===    this netblock, please call our   ===
remarks:        ===                                     ===
remarks:        ===   ABUSE HOTLINE: +49 40 2318891984  ===
remarks:        ===                                     ===
remarks:        ===========================================

So now I'm not sure what is going on.

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