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Re: RLBM (un"protection" meathod)

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Fri Jan 23 00:16:36 1998

At 10:14 PM 1/22/98 -0600, Sam Birch wrote:

>The "no ip directed-broadcast" directive, if applied to all router
>interfaces, will prevent your site from being a bounce site in the smurf
>attack.  Unfortunately, it will not prevent you from being the end victim.

So, the education initiative is that *you* and *I* need to explain to
the masses why this needs to be done, no? We even have tee shirts. :-)

- paul