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Re: SMURF amplifier block list
- From: Karl Denninger
- Date: Tue Apr 14 16:40:10 1998
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On Tue, Apr 14, 1998 at 03:25:34PM -0500, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Are we really concerned about being smurfed by a /30, or even a /27?
> The essential problem is backbone class-C's, especially those in NAPs
> where coordination is nearly impossible. Smaller subnets tend to be in
> small ISPs' or customers' networks, which don't pose a threat since they
> lack the bandwidth for an effective attack.
> Karl Denninger wrote:
> > The larger problem is that subnetted /24s still are wide open. This kind of
> > filter won't block anything from their broadcast addresses, since they're
> > not the .255 address.
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