Denial of service attacks apparently from UUNET Netblocks

Brett Frankenberger brettf at
Wed Oct 8 02:03:15 UTC 1997

:: Joe  Shaw writes ::
> Although this is all true, it still doesn't explain the fact that UUNet is
> allowing broadcast packets through their network.  One would think that
> with the recent increase in broadcast DoS attacks, that UUNet would have
> taken a much more proactive stance. is not a broadcast address. is a broadcast address.

How would you expect UUNet to know that?

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