Jihad Algerie (GSPC)
I monitor a number of websites and domains belonging to various terrorist organizations as they move around the Internet. For the most part it’s a constant game of “hide and seek” as they come online only to be shutdown for various reasons. One of the site’s I’ve taken upon myself to monitor are the multiple incarnations of the Al-Qeada affiliated “Salafist Group for Call and Combat” based out of Algeria.
The GSPC website and DNS record moves frequently, my efforts, and the efforts of those like me, have been responsible for a few of those forced relocations. These efforts are reflected in the number of posts here that reference this group over a period of several months (some posts actually took place years ago and were imported here).
A side effect of the multiple posts regarding the GSPC is that Internet Search engines often place my blog high in searches for these groups. Subsequently I get alot of traffic from France, Algeria, North Africa and the EU looking for information, especially after the GSPC site has been online for sometime and suddenly vanishes. Since the site has moved several times recently there is quite a bit of searching going on even though it is currently online.
I know where it is, as does the United States FBI. As I prefer not to direct any potential Jihadi’s to the hate filled ideology of that group I’ll post the link to where the site used to be when it goes down again.
After a round of communications I checked the current GSPC site and this is what it returned:
How I am searching: Searching for moonnight9876.com A record at g.root-servers.net [18.104.22.168]:Got referral to K.GTLD-SERVERS.NET. (zone: com.) [took 40 ms] Searching for moonnight9876.com A record at K.GTLD-SERVERS.NET. [22.214.171.124]:Got referral to ns1.suspended-for.spam-and-abuse.com. (zone: moonnight9876.com.) [took 89 ms] Searching for moonnight9876.com A record at ns1.suspended-for.spam-and-abuse.com. [126.96.36.199]: Timed out. Trying again. Searching for moonnight9876.com A record at ns1.suspended-for.spam-and-abuse.com. [188.8.131.52]: Timed out. Trying again. Searching for moonnight9876.com A record at ns1.suspended-for.spam-and-abuse.com. [184.108.40.206]: Timed out. Trying again.
Down again, and so it goes on.