SMURF amplifier block list

Dean Anderson dean at
Sat Apr 18 19:48:57 UTC 1998

>> During an in progress attack, you probably have to take extreme measures,
>Do you remember - it's not attack against you or attack by some of your
>customer's networks used as amplifier, but the attack initiated from your
>own network. You never note such thing withouth some permanent

Oops. I misunderstood this first time round.  I don't think you can easily
detect smurf initiations, because you have to guess at the broadcast

I think it is much easier to detect and block forged source addresses,
which are also necessary for the hacker who is operating out of your


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