new: SPAM with TCP-forgery

Charles Howes croot at
Mon Jan 5 19:31:11 UTC 1998

Just a couple of weeks ago, I was receiving multiple spams from a site
that was being attacked with forged tcp connections to their mail server.

This is the tcp sequence-number-guessing style of attack, and it was
working quite well for the attackers.

Is this new?
Charles Howes --

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