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A much hyped cyber-jihad by Islamist s'kiddie hackers on Western websites failed to materialise on Sunday. The SANS Institute's Internet Storm Centre reports that 11 November passed off normally. So Bruce Willis, fresh from a cinematic outing battling cybergeddon in Die Hard 4pointless.0 can hang up his miraculous colour- …


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  1. Anonymous Coward

    shite websites should be banned

    I for one support attacks on all shite web sites, and I am not even a muslim.

    I'll get my coat :)

  2. Steven Foster

    Makes me Laugh

    Gotta say, I find the whole concept of "Cyber-Jihad" hilarious. Maybe in poor taste, but still. They seem to be years behind with regard to technology and It's no real surprise that nothing happened if that's the best these cyber-warriors can do.

    Might as well just get them all to do a ping -t to Google, they'd probably do more damage.

  3. Keith Turner
    Paris Hilton


    "and its IP address continues to point to"

    I'm going to take over my router?

    Too late mateys, BT already cause things to run slow.

  4. Anonymous Coward

    Oh Shit!! -- that's the address of my server at home!

    *posted anonymously to avoid ridicule

  5. Karl Lattimer

    dammit you gave away the plot...

    and here's me waiting for die hard 4.1 to see if they've made any improvements.

  6. laird cummings
    Black Helicopters

    Moonlight Maze for a new decade...

    'Since "Electronic Pearl Harbor" has become a phrase of ridicule and derision, the fear-mongers are having a go at creating a new cyber boogeyman for scaring dollars and pounds out of the budget-keepers' grasps.


    Someone wake me where there's actual news...

  7. Bobby Romanski

    I think Al Qaeda and the CIA are still the same organization

    This film goes into these connections. You can watch it for free

  8. Anonymous Coward

    Ask Microsoft

    Cyber-Jihad my arse. These guys havn't got a clue how to mess up the world's computers. If they were serious they would have consulted microsoft, who are the true experts in this field. In fact I often wonder if Bin Laden coded vista.

    gOS, Linux and Apple pick up the pieces! The war on terror is in your court and time is short

  9. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Dear Steven Foster you don't know how right you are

    As a security analyst that decompiled this particular i give you a string dump

    // File name: C:\Program Files\e-Jihad\e-Jihad.exe

    // Created : 02.11.2007 23:21

    // Type : Strings List

    00405720: 'Download Initialized.',0000h

    00405750: 'Synchronous Download Has Started.',0000h

    00405798: 'Local Cache File Is Available.',0000h

    004057DC: 'Connecting To Resource.',0000h

    00405810: 'Download In Progress.',0000h

    00405840: 'Download Complete.',0000h

    0040586C: 'Synchronous Download Complete.',0000h

    004058B0: 'An Error Has Occurred.',0000h

    004058E4: 'Finding Resource.',0000h

    0040590C: 'MIME Type Is Available.',0000h

    00405940: 'Redirecting.',0000h

    00405960: 'Sending Request.',0000h

    00405988: 'Using Cached Copy.',0000h

    004059B4: 'Unknown.',0000h

    00405AFC: 'kernel32',0

    00405B0C: 'CreateToolhelp32Snapshot',0

    00405B60: 'Process32First',0

    00405BA8: 'Process32Next',0

    00405BF0: 'TerminateProcess',0

    00405C3C: 'GetExitCodeProcess',0

    00405CFC: 'OpenProcess',0

    00405D88: 'CloseHandle',0

    00405DD8: '\',0000h

    00405DE0: 'ping.exe',0000h

    00405DF8: 'ping',0000h

    00405F28: 'advapi32.dll',0

    00405F3C: 'RegCloseKey',0

    00406060: 'RegOpenKeyA',0

    004060A4: 'RegQueryValueExA',0

    00406144: ' ',0000h

    004063B8: '',0000h

    00406414: 'targit',0000h

    004064C8: '',0000h

    0040651C: '&uname=',0000h

    00406530: '*-*',0000h

    0040653C: 'yours',0000h

    00406598: 'Rong',0000h

    0040660C: '',0000h

    0040665C: 'jo-uf',0000h

    0040667C: '',0000h

    004066C0: 'jo-net',0000h

    004066D4: 't35',0000h

    004066E0: 'host',0000h

    004066F0: '*',0000h

    0040672C: ':',0000h

    00406734: 'http://',0000h

    00406748: '/',0000h

    00406750: 'windir',0000h

    00406764: '.bat',0000h

    00406774: 'ping -t ',0000h

    0040678C: ' -l ',0000h

    0040679C: 0Dh,0Ah,0000h

    004067A8: 'HNetCfg.FwMgr',0000h

    004067D8: 'HNetCfg.FwAuthorizedApplication',0000h

    0040682C: 'HNetCfg.FwOpenPort',0000h

    00406868: 'Attacker',0000h

    00406890: '.exe',0000h

    0040689C: 'AuthorizedApplications',0000h

    004068D8: '',0000h

    0040691C: 'uname=',0000h

    004069BC: 'Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings',0000h

    00406A38: 'ProxyEnable',0000h

    00406A54: '0',0000h

    00406A5C: 'ProxyServer',0000h

    00406A78: 'OPEN',0000h

    00406A88: 'GET ',0000h

    00406A98: ' HTTP/1.0',0000h

    00406AB0: 'Accept: */*',0000h

    00406ACC: 'Accept: text/html',0000h

    00406AF4: 'Tam',0000h

    00406B20: 'usernotfound',0000h

    00406DC8: '',0000h

    00406E08: 'logn=',0000h

    00406E18: '&pss=',0000h

    00406E28: 'login',0000h

    00406E84: 'userautho',0000h

    00406E9C: 'usernotautho',0000h

    00406FF4: '\system32\rptjv.dll',0000h

    004070A0: 'khgf&*(%gh&*(%IGU',0000h

    004070C8: '',0000h

    0040710C: 'nlogn=',0000h

    00407120: '&npss=',0000h

    00407134: '&invitedby=',0000h

    00407150: 'new',0000h

    0040715C: 'userfound',0000h

    004071D8: 'noinvitedby',0000h

    00407280: 'userentered',0000h

  10. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Yeah yeah

    Nothing like starting a false rumour in just the right place and watching the ripples. I bet the guy who startes this is laughing like a drain now!

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