CastleCops, the all volunteer site dedicated to fighting phishing, fraud and dastardly deeds on the Internet is back in action. The site had been under a massive DDos attack (Distributed Denial Of Service) for the past couple of weeks.

Paul Laudanski (CastleCops founder) announced the sites return to action via an e-mail to the community tonight.

Brian Krebbs (Washington Post) did an interesting post about the attack on his blog, where he quoted Robin Laudanski (Paul’s better half and co-founder) as saying:

“I take [the attacks] as a compliment because if we weren’t putting a dent in the bad guys’ pocketbooks, we wouldn’t be getting attacked,” Laudanski said. “It means we’re being a pain, and that we’re doing something right.”

It appears the criminals behind this attack can’t keep the good folks at CastleCops down!

Robin also said that this has brought about a lot of support from the security community to rally and support the site.

CastleCops is a great place to learn about and report Internet scams.

They also run the PIRT Phishing Incident Reporting and Termination Squad, where anyone can report phishy e-mails. Last I heard, they are looking for handlers, also.

If you are looking for a good place to help take back the Internet from criminals, CastleCops is a great place to give your support to.

You can see all the information about the attack, here.

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