After Astalavista and Imageshack, The Anti-Sec Group is Taking Down blackhat-forums.com. Will hackforums.net and Milw0rm.com be the next?
After Astalavista and Imageshack, the Anti-Sec Movement strikes again and this time the target is another one of the script kiddies favorite place, blackhat-forums.com.
Anti-Sec Movement in one of the email said that they are dedicated to eradicate full-disclosure of vulnerabilities, exploits and free discussion on hacking related topics. They also claimed that they are dedicated to stall the ocean of script-kiddies currently trawling the Internet, and those so called “White Hat Hackers”. Owh ya, talking about “..to stall the ocean of script-kiddies..” guest what was released in the Net hxxp://www.nopaste.com/p/aDTdT5s1C
1) WARNING! DO NOT COMPILE AND RUN THE EXPLOIT. IT IS FAKE
2) Me myself DON’T know who released this exploit and I’m NOT accusing Anti-Sec is involve in this
Hurm.. Ok.. Let’s move on. Here is the email sent by them after blackhat-forums.com was pawned.
From: Ant-Sec Movement Date: Jul 16 2009, 10:20 am Subject: [Full-disclosure] Anti-Sec - We have terminated blackhat-forums.com. Are you scared now Hackforums.net? Blend in. Get trusted. Trust no one. Own everyone. Disclose nothing. Destroy everything. Take back the scene. Never sell out, never surrender. Get in as anonymous, Leave with no trace. ------------------------------ Dear Jesse Labrocca (Omniscient) and Hackforums.net, The Anti-Sec movement has officially terminated Blackhat-forums.com using yet ANOTHER 0-day exploit that we have discovered. This one takes advantage of a previously undisclosed LiteSpeed vulnerability. This is primarily to prove that we are serious and committed to our primary goal - eradicating full-disclosure of computer vulnerabilities and exploits, and terminating general discussion of hacking for any n00b and script-kiddie to read and review - and learn from. The Anti-Sec movement hopes Hackrforums.net now understands that our cyber war against you is NOT a joke. We will be terminating Hackforums.net. You are our number one target...we want to savor the moment and the suspense. We will strike when you least expect it. This we promise. Here is a brief transcript of the hacking of Blackhat-forums.com: ----------------------------------------------------------------- anti-sec:~/pwn# ./litespeed_0day -t blackhat-forums.com -p80 [+] Connecting to blackhat-forums.com:80 [+] Connected Successfully! [+] Checking for Lightspeed vulnerability... [+] Vulnerable! [+] Sending exploit [-] Phase 1 [-] Phase 2 [-] Phase 3 [+] Injecting Shellcode... [+] Waiting for reverse shell... [~] Connected to shell @ 18.104.22.168! uid=0(root) gid=0 (root) groups=0 (root) ----------------------------------------------------------- By terminating Blackhat-forums.com, we have furthered our goals in more ways than one. We are coming for you hackforums.net...and Milw0rm.com. We haven't forgotten you, Milw0rm. Our juicy Apache 0-day will terminate both websites, which will cause a major blow to those who support full-disclosure of hacking related information. "Take out two birds with one stone." Sincerely, -anti-sec
Anti-Sec also claimed that they have the 0day for OpenSSH, LightSpeed and Apache.. and that are what they used (as they claimed) to bring imageshack and blackhat-forum down. Here is the portion of the email:
In addition to our OpenSSH 0-day exploit, the Anti-Sec movement have also unearthed an Apache 0-day vulnerability and we have subsequently developed exploit code in order to take advantage of this vulnerability. It affects ALL versions. We will be using this as well as our OpenSSH exploit to hack into Hackforums.net and rm its contents, thus terminating it.
There are many questions now brought by these incidents..
1) The 0day for OpenSSH, Apache, LightSpeed are FUD or real?
2) Are they really Anti-Sec or it was n3td3v (who is/are n3td3v)
What’s next? Maybe i’m not gonna (in another word: I’m too busy to) continue writing on this after this. BUT is you interested to follow this story, feel free to subscribe Full-disclosure 🙂
** Updated on 17/7/2009 **
Here is the clarification email by them
Dear Reader, In light of recent events, we have decided to clarify exactly what the Anti-Sec Movement is, and who we really are. Firstly, Anti-Sec is NOT an individual clan or group; as the name implies, we are a movement - a protest against White Hat Hackers and Full-Disclosure, if you will. Much like the numerous protests against wars and other such major events that occur similtaniosly around the world at times. With this foundation securely explained and in place, we can move on. Secondly, the sector of the Anti-Sec Movement who have made public threats against Hackforums.net and Milw0rm.com are not in any way affiliated with the Anti-Sec who have recently attacked public and innocent websites such as Imageshack. Thirdly, contrary to our previous statement, we do possess some major 0-day exploits. Vulnerabilities we have developed exploit code for include services such as Apache and LiteSpeed. Let us make it clear IMMEDIATELY that we do not intend to use our newfound and previously undisclosed exploits against ANY website or server that is not in some way hacking related. If any such attacks occur against public websites NOT a part of the hacking community, our hand is not part of it. Fourthly, and most importantly, HackForums.net is still our number one target and it WILL be compromised. It will be done in such a way, it will almost appear non-existent. Furthermore, members of the Anti-Sec Movement in OUR sector are currently mastering SQL Injection attacks using exclusive materials. Blend in. Get trusted. Trust no one. Own everyone. Disclose nothing. Destroy everything. Take back the scene. Never sell out, never surrender. Get in as anonymous, Leave with no trace. You never know who is part of the Anti-Sec movement...betrayal strikes at every turn...who can you trust?...are you already compromised?...melt into the shadows... Sincerely, -anti-sec