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A Ukrainian ISP hit by fire over the weekend was in the process of cleaning up its act after earlier being labelled as a leading haven for cybercrime, PC World reports. Odessa-based Hosting.ua was hit by a fire on March 27 that resulted in severe damage to its infrastructure and took it offline. HostExploit.com, which tracks the …

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and for those of you that want to block them anyway...

hosting.UA IP addresses are:

078.109.016.000 - 020

187.086.000.000 - 015

194.054.088.000 - 022

213.155.000.000 - 019

normal malware spamming will resume shortly.

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Joke

Well, well

The Odessa fire. I don't think I've seen that one.

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Pirate

Not Da Boy Scouts...

I suspect that some of their former customers may have gotten a bit upset at their attempt at disengagement.

Expect more of the same, including murder. The Russians are a tough crowd, and it's been a long time since spotty-faced kids were the ones doing the hacking.

Just wait until the rival gangs start going after each other, like we have in the US...

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Just a matter of time

"Expect more of the same, including murder."

All the more reason for law enforcement (or vigilantes, doesn't matter) to track down the *real* people behind this stuff and nail their sorry asses to the wall. How bad do things have to get before governments/etc wake up? Probably pretty bad, like a crosswalk where dozens of people have to get run over and killed before the powers-that-be deign to install a stoplight.

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Joke

Hey!

Now I know how the 419 attempts are written: using Google translation! Looks just like it...

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Joke

In America you leave ISP

In Russia, ISP leaves you.*

Or tries too. Be *very* weary of signing a contract with *any* Russian company with a "termination" clause. It might not be what you think.

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Destroy the evidence

"fire alarms at the site may have been deliberately disconnected"

Maybe the owners trying to cover their tracks even more. Who knows what *else* might have been on the servers there.... hmm.... or not.

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good effort from someone...

next time do a better job.

Might I suggest a touch of thermite?

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