NANOG list attack

Larry Blunk ljb at
Mon Oct 26 19:17:37 UTC 2015

   Just wanted to apologize for the attack over the weekend.  The
posts came from a email address that was subscribed to the list, so
it was not subjected to moderation.  While a filter was added
to block further posts (which were made in a short time window),
there were existing message queues that were not cleared in a
timely basis.

  As Job Snijders (a fellow Communications Committee member) noted
in an earlier post, we will be implementing some additional protection
mechanisms to prevent this style of incident from happening again. We
will be more aggressively moderating posts from addresses who have
not posted recently, in addition to other filtering mechanisms.

   Larry Blunk
   NANOG Communications Committee
   Admins at

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