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Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Thu Oct 26 15:34:40 UTC 2006
On Oct 26, 2006, at 11:24 AM, Randy Bush wrote:
> the case for which we know bcp 38 is useful, is the dns reflector
> attack. so far, botnets seem to have no need to spoof, they just
> overwhelm you with zombies from real space.
While that is one mode of attack from a botnet, it is not the only
mode. And there are reasons for even botnets to spoof source
addresses. And reasons that the attack-ee would prefer they did not.
Randy, are you REALLY arguing -against- BCP38? Or just yanking
Fergie's chain 'cause it wouldn't have helped in this particular
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