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Re: Cisco says attacks are due to operational practices

  • From: Steve Sobol
  • Date: Fri Feb 11 00:05:13 2000

> On Thu, 10 February 2000, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> > Excuse me, but can you please tell me what "application" a downstream
> > customer might be running which originates packets for traffic with
> > source addresses which they are not advertising (or you are advertising
> > for them)?
>
> The usual example given is Hughes DirectPC, which sends packets with
> a source address of the satellite link via a dialup ISP connection.

Um.

I know the basics of the DirecPC service, and not much else about it. From
what I understand, traffic from the customer's PC does not touch
the satellite at all, it goes through the modem, so I assume you're talking
about traffic to the PC here? Can you elaborate, please?

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