Are we really this helpless? (Re: isprime DOS in progress)
lorell at hathcock.org
Sun Jan 25 19:27:12 CST 2009
Every time I see a post like the one below on this list, I can't help but
feel like big brother has infiltrated the list.
There's no mess like the ones government will create for you.
From: David Conrad [mailto:drc at virtualized.org]
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 11:06 PM
To: Danny McPherson
Cc: NANOG list
Subject: Re: Are we really this helpless? (Re: isprime DOS in progress)
On Jan 23, 2009, at 8:53 PM, Danny McPherson wrote:
> You missed one.. Step 4: enable BCP 38 or similar
> ingress source address spoofing mitigation mechanism
> on all customer ingress interfaces
> No more excuses, people..
Sad fact is that there are zillions of excuses. Unfortunately I
suspect the only way we're going to make any progress on this will be
for laws to be passed (or lawsuits to be filed) that impose a
financial penalty on ISPs through which these attacks propagate.
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