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Re: Solution: Re: Huge smurf attack
On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Joe Shaw wrote: > But I'm not talking about catching the person who's initiating the > attacks, which is next to impossible if the amplifiers aren't willing or > able to help. I'm concerned about the FBI possibly playing a part in > shutting down the amplifiers. As the FBI agent who I talked with a week > ago said "We want to hear about any incident that happens because we do > trend tracking." Lord knows if enough people reported large smurf attacks > they'd at least do something. As I'm frequently reminded by my friends at DOJ's computer crimes section, there's not a lot that most FBI field offices can or will do without major damage shown. Unless you count "trend tracking," I guess. -- Ray Everett-Church | Haley Bader & Potts, PLC <www.haleybp.com> Attorney at Law | 4350 N. Fairfax Dr. #900, Arlington, VA 22203 ==================== | voice: +1 703 841 0606 fax: +1 703 841 2345 Opinion(REC) != Opinion(client(REC)) ** This mail isn't legal advice.