*.mil:80 disconnected in self-defense?

George William Herbert gherbert at retro.com
Mon Jul 23 22:28:29 UTC 2001


I wrote:
>I have a report that .mil disconnected port 80 traffic
>from outside hosts, and possibly some other stuff,
>in response to DOS attacks last week.
>There was some discussion on the inetproviders list this
>morning on the topic, and then I asked someone inside
>who confirmed the cutoff and said there's a DISA alert
>and operational bulletin about it.
>It seems to be Just One of Those Months.

I've since received a second and third confirmation
on this, both of whom want to remain anonymous.


-george william herbert
gherbert at retro.com




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