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Re: [nsp] known networks for broadcast ping attacks

  • From: Peter Giza
  • Date: Tue Aug 12 19:45:53 1997

Paul Ferguson wrote:
> 
> 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
> >

If anyone wants to be added to the petition for this I will gladly
forward it to a very good sales contact that has considerable political
clout within Cisco.  Just send me your name and representative company
and I'll take care of the rest.

-pete




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