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Re: Packet Kiddies Invade NANOG

  • From: John Quincy Taxpayer
  • Date: Tue Mar 16 11:20:08 2004

On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 04:14:01 -0800 sthaug@nethelp.no wrote:

>According to the people I spoke to, they had not noticed such an
>attack
>on the date specified.

And, while not knowing the specifics of this situation, if you were being
attacked, and it hurt 
your network, would you continue to piss the attacker off by validating
it?  You'll have a 
problem finding anyone that crazy, I think.

On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 02:54:43 -0800 Michael.Dillon@radianz.com wrote:
>
>People should be worried about stuff like this. 
>Banetele is a facilities-based network operator
>in Norway and these guys are directly attacking
>their BGP sessions to put them off the air.
>
I don't know anything about the banetele attack mentioned specifically,
 other than to say, 
this matches his M.O. entirely, and, he isn't the only kiddie who figured
out that attacking 
routers is sometimes more effective than attacking the intended victim.

John Quincy Taxpayer



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