ipv6 day DDoS threat?
ck at sandcastl.es
Tue Jun 7 14:20:52 CDT 2011
I can confirm, it was indeed Verisign who emailed me with the same message.
I am slightly disappointed by this course of action, needless to say I am
not surprised, because this kind of behavior is
expected from sales people.
I had a bit more respect for them, however...
On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Nathan Eisenberg
<nathan at atlasnetworks.us>wrote:
> We got the same call. I think they just trolled on through the IPv6Day
> participants list. They indicated that we were likely to be 'specifically
> targeted' as a result of 'putting ourselves out there'. I suspect it's
> merely a misprogrammed sales drone spewing fear-infused garbage.
> The caller claimed to represent Verisign (though we took no steps to verify
> that claim). If anyone from Verisign is on the list, you may want to look
> into this, especially if this is actually coming from one of your employees.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Pace [mailto:pace at jolokianetworks.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 11:43 AM
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: ipv6 day DDoS threat?
> > I got an interesting contact from a large company that I will leave
> > for the moment. They said that they heard specific "chatter"
> > about DDoS of IPv6 day participant sites and even more specifically about
> > website. Of course they have also offered to assist us in preventing
> this from
> > affecting our site. I'm very skeptical about even calling said company
> at this
> > point. I'm really feeling like this is a shakedown and was wondering if
> > else had been approached in a similar fashion?
> > Mark Pace
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