Posts Tagged ‘ASN’

This website called FIRE (FInding RoguE Networks) tracks rogue networks based on malware such as phishing, botnet activity and exploited servers. At the time of this post on September 19th, 2009, the Canadian-based provider AS23522 IPNAP-ES – GigeNET. was the top offender on MaliciousNetworks.org. One can also track this host using Google’s Safe Browsing Diagnostic […]


Good news for service provider Tata Communications (AS4755) and Spamhaus and some bad news for Tiscali (now Tinet – AS3257). For approximately a month, the large Indian-based provider, Tata Communications, has been still working on its SBL (Spamhaus Block List) by resolving its listings. This means the administrators at Tata Communications have been ending services […]


ASN stands for Autonomous System Number. AS or ASN followed by a number is used to identify an autonomous system on the internet by people who manage networks on the Internet. One well-known example of an ASN is AT&T whose is ASN7018. Most people who may be network engineers are concerned with ASNs. Also, netizens […]