Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny

Paul Ferguson pferguso at cisco.com
Thu Jan 9 21:59:08 UTC 1997

At 01:19 PM 1/9/97 -0800, Vadim Antonov wrote:

>The solution is source address filtering at edges, to relieve attackers
>from the benefit of forged source addresses, and reverse lookup

Yet another application for draft-ferguson-ingress-filtering-01.txt.


- paul

>authentication in MTAs -- just do not accept any mail coming from an
>invalid source address, or source address not corresponding to what
>is in Sender, Reply-To or From field.

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