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Re: identify hostname

  • From: Joe Shaw
  • Date: Tue Dec 01 00:08:09 1998

That's UUNet dialup dns.

>nslookup 1Cust76.tnt1.sfo2.da.uu.net
Server:  yarbles.insync.net
Address:  209.113.65.3

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:    1Cust76.tnt1.sfo2.da.uu.net
Address:  208.251.189.76

Regards,
Joseph Shaw        - jshaw@insync.net
NetAdmin/Security  - Insync Internet Services
Free UNIX advocate - "I hack, therefore I am."

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Brandon Ross wrote:

> Logs recovered after a ping flood attack cut off the end of a hostname
> that the perpetrator may have used in the attack.  If anyone knows who
> uses the following format for their dialup IP hostnames, please contact me
> privately:
> 
> 1Cust76.tnt1.sfo2.da.
> 
> Brandon Ross            Network Engineering     404-815-0770 800-719-4664
> Director, Network Engineering, MindSpring Ent., Inc.  info@mindspring.com
>                                                             ICQ:  2269442
> 
> Stop Smurf attacks!  Configure your router interfaces to block directed
> broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.
> 





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