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RE: FBI / NIPC released a DDoSD detection tool?
- From: Ryan Tucker
- Date: Thu Feb 10 13:40:17 2000
Especially considering it ended up sucking all of the memory on my machine
before dying with a bus error and taking half of the processes with it.
Oh, the irony ;-) -rt
Ryan Tucker <firstname.lastname@example.org> Unix Systems Administrator
NetAccess, Inc. Phone: +1 716 756-5596
3495 Winton Place, Building E, Suite 265, Rochester NY 14623 www.netacc.net
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> I don't care where it purports to be from, for this kind of code, I will not
> trust something [to not be a trojan] that I can not compile myself. This
> policy applies to SSH, SSL, and other security related code. I am sure that
> I am not the only one with this policy.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> > Rodney Caston
> > Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2000 8:45 AM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: FBI / NIPC released a DDoSD detection tool?
> > I'm not sure if this is news or not, but looking at
> > http://www.fbi.gov/nipc/trinoo.htm - it seems the NIPC has released
> > binaries, (no source code, the jerks), for tools to detect if a box has
> > trin00, tribal flood net, tfn2k and some other DDoSD's on it.
> > So far they have a sparc solaris, intel solaris, and x86 linux binary for
> > download. While I am shocked to see a government agency writing
> > potentially usefull code so quickly, I am dissappointed they didn't
> > release their source code so it can be ported to say.. FreeBSD? .. AIX ..
> > HP/UX ... and so on...
> > Rodney Caston
> > Southwestern Bell
> > Internet Services