short Botnet list and Cashing in on DoS

Petri Helenius pete at
Sat Oct 9 18:13:49 UTC 2004

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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