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Re: small vent

  • From: Jon Lewis
  • Date: Sun Jun 28 15:13:08 1998

On Sun, 28 Jun 1998, Mark Milhollan wrote:

> "David R. Conrad" writes:
> >b) someone has dummied up a prefix in a mail header or something (typical)
> >c) there is a bug in the database software (happens)
> 
> I doubt B since the IP address queried was that of the TCP peer. 
> Granted it could have been a spoofed session, but that would have
> required a level of expertise that I've never seen used merely to
> attempt delivery of a few thousand pieces of e-mail.

What about d).  Perhaps someone temporarily announced routes for
unallocated space, setup a mail/spam server in that IP space, sent out
their mail, and stopped exporting the route.

Is there a place one can search to see a history of BGP announcements for
a given route?


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