Status Report - Mail Bombing of by Sprint Client + FAQ

Avi Freedman freedman at
Mon Jan 6 13:51:15 UTC 1997

> On Sun, 5 Jan 1997, Barry Shein wrote:
> > We are now well into day four and about to enter day five of this.
> > 
> > As of about 9PM EST the mail-bombing of by the Sprint
> > client continues full bore.
> % /sbin/route add -host lo0
> __
> Todd Graham Lewis             Linux!                 Core Engineering
> Mindspring Enterprises  tlewis at   (800) 719 4664, x2804

This will cause Barry to SYN-flood himself.

The only way to block it is with incoming filters.
If you block the outbound path back, you'll get SYNs, return SYN-acks,
but never get those ACKed...

Avi <Who did this to himself once>

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