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Re: [nsp] known networks for broadcast ping attacks

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Tue Aug 12 19:00:21 1997

I would suggest that interested parties follow Ran's advice,
and bitch really loudly.

- paul

> 
> 
> Folks who want vendors to change the default changed so that
> routers don't - by default - forward directed broadcast should
> contact their vendors.  If lots of ISPs speak up,
> the vendors generally _will_ listen and make changes/fixes.
> 
> I've already been leaning on cisco to do this.  So far, cisco is
> indicating "limited customer demand" to change this default.  Those
> others of you who are using cisco and want this change made
> should speak up to your sales folks and other contacts in cisco.
> 
> Ran
> rja@home.net
> 





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