From: Juan Castro (SAL-LA)
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 3:10:24 AM
Subject: NEWSBANK :: Hosting Ukraine Burnt Out | HostExploit
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Hosting UA in Odessa one of the main data centers and hosts in Ukraine is offline, due to a major fire.
AS41665 HOSTING-AS National Hosting Provider, UAwith 144,384 IP addresses and was # 4 on the HostExploit Bad Hosts Report in December 2009 out of 34,000 ASNs (autonomous servers / hosts) compared for serving badness on the Internet. Although in the forthcoming HostExploit Top Bad Host report – Hosting Ua had demonstrated some improvement over the first quarter 2010, see forthcomingHostExploit Bad Host Report March 2010.
The fire that occurred on the second floor Business Center Factory of Business St. Dal'nic'ka 46, Odessa occurred at around 10:00 pm local time on the evening on March 27th 2010. (http://watcher.com.ua). At this time there has not been any official explanation as to the cause of the fire.
Figure3 - shows currently Hosting UA disconnected from the Internet. Of the 5,381 web sites tested on this network over the past 90 days, 291 of the web sites served content that resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed.