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Re: Smurfing

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Tue Feb 17 16:59:38 1998

See RFC2267.

- paul

> Good news.
> One more question (just is there is someone from the CISCO) - what's 
> about source-address filtering at default for the access servers/routers? 
> Note all this problems (SMURF, DENIAL-ATTACK, DNS-FRAUDING, etc etc) can 
> be 100% blocked if ISP would not allow it's customers to send IP packets 
> with the wrong SRC address. If not, they (hackers) should found new, new 
> and new tricks to fraud any IP network.