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Re: Few questions to the american ISPs [Re: DDOS anecdotes]

  • From: Christopher A. Woodfield
  • Date: Sun Jun 24 10:08:46 2001

That's because they came >< close to being slapped with the UDP last year.

And you probably won't see them scan their network for open SMTP relays until 
Vixie drops all of their blocks into the RBL.

@home seems unwilling to do jack and sh*t about customer security unless 
the alternative is a whacking on the tail with a really big cluebyfour, 
and only if the aforementioned piece of clue has a nail sticking out the 
end.

-C

On Sat, Jun 23, 2001 at 07:34:58PM -0700, Todd Suiter wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > On Sat, 23 Jun 2001, Steven J. Sobol wrote:
> >
> > That doesn't look right to me. I should say "actually doing something to
> > educate people about security." It's unlikely that there are no security
> > measures at all in place at the cable providers...
> 
> Er, sure they do, I get scanned constantly by @home looking for rogue
> NNTP servers, I'm just happy they have their priorities straight.
> 
> todd
> 
> 

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