Denial of service attacks apparently from UUNET Netblocks

David Lesher wb8foz at nrk.com
Wed Oct 8 02:06:03 UTC 1997


Greg A. Woods sez:
> > Thus, we have no usefull caller identification for those lines.
> 
> OUCH!
> 
> I guess that would mean you'd have to subpoena call detail records for
> those lines from BellSouth if you ever wanted to find out who really
> called them.  Those lines could be oh-so-useful to a cracker with access
> to somone else's dial-out modems....

Difficult. MUDS are really tough [or were.... my knowledge may be
out of date] to pry out of RBOC's.

Word to the wise, folks.. If you EVER have cause to seek same,
move IMMEDIATELY. They are the equivalent of /tmp and flushed
in a day or so.  You'll likely need the Feebs or such to 
get anywhere. 


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