New and interesting network abuse.

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Tue Jan 11 09:01:18 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jan 11, 2005, Ejay Hire wrote:
> My apologies if this strays off topic, but I wanted to share my recent
> experience.
> We had a collocation customer come in and request a t1 of pots lines for
> their servers, then complaints that their "security" software wasn't
> working because of our RPF checks.  As it turns out they were dialing up
> to a local isp, and sending bulk email using our bandwidth, but the
> dial-up's ip.... And receiving the TCP ack on the dial up.  

Its not new. In fact, its so not new, I think those involved could quite
happily believe its very clever. :)


Adrian Chadd			"You don't have a TV? Then what's
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