DDoS Attack in Progress.
linford at spamhaus.org
Sat Oct 11 09:52:31 CDT 2008
On 11 Oct 2008, at 16:22, Steve Church wrote:
> Beavis aka John Lopez:
> I, for one, am glad you're interested in stopping the abuse at its
> Thank you.
> Steve Linford:
>> why not ACL the source at your router or at whatever device is being
> Mr. Lopez is contributing to the welfare of the net as a whole by
> the cause, rather than applying a bandage locally to lessen the
> symptom. I
> sincerely hope your dismissive advice is not characteristic of
> policy regarding abused hosts, considering the mission statement at
> the top
> of your homepage.
> Steve Church
OK, you don't know much about Spamhaus. Dealing with network abuse
issues is what we do 24/7. John Lopez contacted my privately and I've
given him the address of TurkTelekom's security guy, but the reality
of things is that today is a Saturday and tomorrow is a Sunday,
unless TurkTelekom's guy is working weekends (unlikely) ACL'ing the
source is not just an advisable option but is probably until Monday
the only option.
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