Are we really this helpless? (Re: isprime DOS in progress)

J.D. Falk jdfalk-lists at
Sat Jan 24 17:24:36 UTC 2009

Seth Mattinen wrote:
> Jeffrey Lyon wrote:
>> I respectfully disagree. Network engineers have to keep up with many
>> tasks and preventing DoS/DDoS should be the responsibility of
>> everyone. I see more folks worried about spam than they are actual
>> security.
> Back to my original question: is there really not a better solution?

This sounds a lot like the conversations which led to the creation of the 
original Realtime Blackhole List of spam sources.  When was that, 1996?

J.D. Falk
Return Path Inc

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