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Re: Cisco says attacks are due to operational practices

  • From: Wayne Bouchard
  • Date: Fri Feb 11 00:52:45 2000

> 
> At 06:13 PM 02/10/2000 -0800, Chris Cappuccio wrote:
> 
> >Filtering incoming our outgoing ports for anybody's network but your own (not
> >your customer's) is wrong.  You know specifically what apps you are running.
> >How can you know what your customer is running or what they want to do ?
> 
> 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)?
> 
> - paul

In earlier days, direct-pc used to do this... Don't know if they
"fixed" it or not.

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Wayne Bouchard                                    [Immagine Your    ]
web@typo.org                                      [Company Name Here]
Network Engineer

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