back to article Calling all cybercrooks: Ready-made phone attack rig for sale

Cybercrooks are marketing a hardware-based tool for running denial of service attacks on telephone systems. The Telephone Denial of Service attacks (TDoS) rig is being sold by a group of cybercriminals called “TNT” from Eastern Europe via underground cybercrime forums. The tool, called “TNT Instant Up”, features a special …

  1. PCS

    We need the phone numbers for the fake Indian computer "support" companies....

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      No point, as here they use chuck away mobiles or spoofed CLI's

      1. Richard Jones 1

        That Maybe True

        He did not say it was easy but I bet their 'leaders' do have phones that really beg to be rung at 3 :00 a.m. their time, - it is nice to dream.

        Frankly shooting the organisers would be too good; something slower would be better like endless phone ringing and music on hold played together 24 hours per day.

  2. logistix

    I don't see what the big deal is other than it being an annoyance. Just a cat and mouse game of blocking those numbers just like we do for spam. Similarly, CDMA/GSM/3G jammers that jails and movie theaters used to use. I think those are illegal now though so people can call 911 when a kid dressed up as the joker starts shooting while eating popcorn.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    easy to kill

    Very easy to track and blacklist SIMs and hardware used for this,network footprints are very clear that a 4 line script can indentify them.

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