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Re: DNS issues various

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Thu Oct 24 14:39:09 2002

On Thu, 24 Oct 2002 18:01:44 -0000, "Kelly J. Cooper" <kcooper@genuity.net>  said:

> So, seven years of hardening hosts against SYN attacks.  Five years of
> trying to get people to turn off the forwarding of broadcast packets.
> Three years of botnets generating meg upon meg of crap-bandwidth.
> 
> Where are the suuuuuper-geniuses?

You know, most bars have bouncers at the door that check IDs.  Sure, they're
not perfect, but the bartender can usually be pretty sure the guy ordering a
beer is over 21. The average bar isn't run by a soooper-genius.  But it's still
considered fashionable to let packets roam your network without an ID check at
the door.

soooper-genius solutions aren't going to help any when there's a lot of
address space that's managed by Homer Simpson....


-- 
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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