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Re: identify hostname
On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Dan Hollis wrote: > On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Brandon Ross wrote: > > 1Cust76.tnt1.sfo2.da. > > Id say that looks like uunet. Again. Sigh. > > UUnet uses ascend TNT's which they claim you cant filter > directed-broadcast on. Ive ranted at them since October 20 to get this > serious security hole closed. I've been yelling at them about that as well as not being able or willing to reverse trace spoof attacks. This attack, however, would not have been stopped by such filters, this is just the address that someone used to break into a server with. Thanks for your help. Brandon Ross Network Engineering 404-815-0770 800-719-4664 Director, Network Engineering, MindSpring Ent., Inc. email@example.com ICQ: 2269442 Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.