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Re: Huge smurf attack
On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Brandon Ross wrote: > We are currently seeing a smurf attack larger than any one we've ever seen > before... it looks like it's causing us over 200Mb/s of incoming > echo-reply traffic to 18.104.22.168 (our IRC server, imagine that). > Please check your networks and see if you can help us trace this attack to > the perpetrator, we'd love to prosecute if we can find them. This attack has now stopped. I managed to collect over 100,000 addresses that we being used as amplifiers in this attack. If anyone would like a copy, please let me know. Brandon Ross Network Engineering 404-815-0770 800-719-4664 Director, Network Engineering, MindSpring Ent., Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org ICQ: 2269442 Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.