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Re: SMURF amplifier block list

  • From: Craig A. Huegen
  • Date: Sun Apr 12 16:02:23 1998

On Sun, 12 Apr 1998, Alex P. Rudnev wrote:

==>Remember, this intruders use small ISP as their service providers, not 
==>huge MCI or SPRINT.

Actually, the majority of these people use compromised root accounts in
educational institutions, educational residence halls w/ Ethernet,
enterprises w/o decent firewalls, and co-location machines.

There are lists which exist of over 200-300 compromised root accounts and
access capabilities from which someone can launch an attack.

/cah





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