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Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)

  • From: Robert Bonomi
  • Date: Sun Dec 04 18:25:26 2005

> From owner-nanog@merit.edu  Sun Dec  4 17:19:43 2005
> Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2005 15:18:29 -0800
> From: Steve Sobol <sjsobol@JustThe.net>
> To: Rich Kulawiec <rsk@gsp.org>
> Cc: nanog@nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)
>
>
> Rich Kulawiec wrote:
>
> > And thus we now have blacklist entries such as:
> > 
> > 	barracuda1.aus.texas.net
> > 	barracuda.yale-wrexham.ac.uk
> > 	barracuda.morro-bay.ca.us
> > 	barracuda.ci.mtnview.ca.us
> > 	barracuda.elbert.k12.ga.us
> > 	barracuda.fort-dodge.k12.ia.us
> > 	barracuda.ci.garner.nc.us
> > 	barracuda.ship.k12.pa.us
> > 
> > and many, many more.
>
> Blocking based on rDNS simply because it implies that a certain piece of 
> equipment is at that address is... not advisable.

_UNTIL_ the first backscatter arrives from 'that' equipment, that is.


*wry*grin*





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