Solution: Re: Huge smurf attack
bross at mindspring.net
Fri Jan 15 08:57:42 UTC 1999
On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Dan Hollis wrote:
> Having to spend 20 minutes on hold with a *multibillion dollar telco*
> while they try to find a security admin, is simply unacceptable.
If you're only waiting 20 minutes, you're having much better luck than me.
In our experience, it takes several hours to get in touch with someone
clueful enough and with the authority to trace a spoofed attack.
Brandon Ross Network Engineering 404-815-0770 800-719-4664
Director, Network Engineering, MindSpring Ent., Inc. info at mindspring.com
Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed
broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.
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