[nsp] known networks for broadcast ping attacks

Paul Ferguson pferguso at cisco.com
Tue Aug 12 22:25:44 UTC 1997

I would suggest that interested parties follow Ran's advice,
and bitch really loudly.

- paul

> Folks who want vendors to change the default changed so that
> routers don't - by default - forward directed broadcast should
> contact their vendors.  If lots of ISPs speak up,
> the vendors generally _will_ listen and make changes/fixes.
> I've already been leaning on cisco to do this.  So far, cisco is
> indicating "limited customer demand" to change this default.  Those
> others of you who are using cisco and want this change made
> should speak up to your sales folks and other contacts in cisco.
> Ran
> rja at home.net

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