NANOG list attack

Mike mike-nanog at
Mon Oct 26 22:36:38 UTC 2015


     Thank you for the work you and others do behind the scenes to make 
the nanog list available and functional.


On 10/26/2015 12:17 PM, Larry Blunk wrote:
>   All,
>     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.
>   Regards,
>     Larry Blunk
>     NANOG Communications Committee
>     Admins at

Mike Ireton
WillitsOnline LLC

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