Hacker Site Run By “The Jester”; JestersCourt.cc Seized By Feds
The site JestersCourt.cc appears to have been seized by the federal government today.
The all too familiar ICE – Home Security Investigation seizure notice appears on JetersCourt.cc tonight
The site was pretty popular having an Alexa rank of 353,000 and 57,000 in the US.
“He claims to be responsible for attacks on Wiki Leaks,Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Islamist websites.”
“He claims to be acting out of American patriotism.”
“The Jester uses a denial-of-service (DoS) tool known as “XerXeS”, that he claims to have developed.”
His Twitter page is reportedly here
The servers on this domain were updated today to:
You might be asking how did the Feds seize a domain name on a ccTLD in this case a .cc domain?
Verisign which is based in Virgina and operates the .com and .net registry also operates the .cc registry.
Therefore since the registry is located in the US the feds had jurisdiction to seize the domain.
Hat tip: Justin Godfrey