AT&T. Layer 6-8 needed.

John Bambenek bambenek at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 00:19:08 CDT 2009


Someone else posted on twitter, I saw it recently.

To make it even clearer, we'll take your data, sure.  Just don't expect 
us to jump on it until we verify with something solid.

chris rollin wrote:
> Uh.
>
>   You posted on Twitter.
>
>   The most trusted name in [?]
>
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 12:17 AM, John Bambenek <bambenek at gmail.com 
> <mailto:bambenek at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     We'll take data from **Trusted** sources.
>
>     I'm just not going to take a public open mailing list post as
>     evidence at this point.
>
>
>     chris rollin wrote:
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>         Shon wrote:
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>         Seth,
>
>          
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>             I said it could be, not that it is. Thanks for pointing
>             that out. However,
>                
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>         I
>          
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>             believe the reason they are being blocked at AT&T is the
>             main reason I
>                
>
>         supplied
>          
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>             on my first post. The DDoS attack issue is the main ticket
>             here.
>                
>
>
>         The ACK storms arent coming from the 4chan servers
>         It's just like the DNS attack (IN/NS/.).  It points to the
>         stupidity of AT&T
>         uppers
>         SANS: Are you or arent you soliciting data?  I have some to
>         confirm also
>
>          
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>             It's not
>             because of content, or to piss people off. It's to protect
>             their network,
>                
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>         as any
>          
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>             of you would do when you got DDoSed on your own networks.
>                
>
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>         They are going to get some first hand experience in what
>         Protecting their
>         Network
>         involves real soon, now.  Blocking 4chan was an exercise in
>         Stupidity
>
>          
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>             It's damage control,
>                
>
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>         It's a damage challenge.
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>          
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>             essentially, until they find out who is involved and block
>             them, then
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>         they'll
>          
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>             likely lift the block.
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>         They don't have the right to do this.  Not in their
>         TOS/EULA/User-Agreement.
>          Not in any sane legal forum.  (I*A*AL)
>
>          
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>             This ISN'T the first time this has happened.
>                
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>
>         Exactly.
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>         Now you see the problem ?
>          
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