short Botnet list and Cashing in on DoS
alex at relcom.net
Sat Oct 9 19:08:45 UTC 2004
If my ISP block port 25, I'll change ISP next day.
But if it will be _configurable_ (blocked by default, but I can change
setting by simple openimng web page and select checkbox) - why not.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Petri Helenius" <pete at he.iki.fi>
To: "Gadi Evron" <ge at linuxbox.org>
Cc: "Paul Vixie" <vixie at vix.com>; <nanog at merit.edu>
Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 11:13 AM
Subject: Re: short Botnet list and Cashing in on DoS
> Gadi Evron wrote:
> > Problem is, we are a fighting a war we already lost. It's put out a
> > fire here and there, and break a wave while you're at it.
> > How about seeing some simple measures such as blocking outgoing port
> > 25? at ISP's? Not a perfect solution, but it's a partial solution for
> > some of the problems. Combined with other solutions we could start
> > seeing a change.
> Blocking ports one by one and filling the Internet by application level
> proxies (SMTP gateways for port 25) is not a road worth travelling.
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