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Re: SMURF amplifier block list - READ THIS

  • From: Karl Denninger
  • Date: Wed Apr 15 16:03:14 1998

On Wed, Apr 15, 1998 at 01:52:43PM -0600, Pete Ashdown wrote:
> Karl Denninger said once upon a time:
> 
> >We already do this - its not a perfect filter, but it will only let you
> >transmit packets with sources that COULD possibly come from us.
> 
> The puzzling thing is why anyone would want to transmit packets over their
> for-cost links with an address that wasn't from their network.  Proper
> filters have other benefits aside from the obvious attack issues.

To create havoc on other people's networks?

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