antisocial security

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 11:20:41 CST 2012


On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
>
> In message <f81ab141f9b5e72fe1e725230b2a7393 at visp.net.lb>, Denys Fedoryshchenko
>  writes:
>>  On Thu, 02 Feb 2012 09:10:05 +0100, Jaap Akkerhuis wrote:
>> > and, i noticed the problem because i can not get to the web site at
>> >     http://www.ssa.gov/ from tokyo.
>> >
>> > Lot's of .gov web sites are not available outside (at least what
>> > somebody thinks is outside) the US.
>> >
>> >     jaap
>>  Just tested:
>>  Lebanon, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany - all is fine
>
> As is Australia.  I suspect it is just a "normal" snafu.

most likely this is a case of someone on the same /24 (or larger
supernet) where randy's machine lives at home 'hacked' (or port
scanned, or was used in a synflood or .... you get the point) one of
several US .gov assets :( 'eventually' that supernet should be removed
from filters.

-chris
weeee!



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