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Re: SMURF amplifier block list

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Sun Apr 12 17:49:39 1998

On Sun, 12 Apr 1998, Karl Denninger wrote:

> Those "educational" sites which allow residence hall connections to launch
> this kind of thing deserve to be permanently black-holed from the Internet
> until they fix things.  And yes, I know this means they'll have to spend
> money.  Tough cookies.  This is NOT an unsolvable problem (I can solve it 
> with a $1,000 PC running IPFW between the residence hall Ethernet and the 
> rest of the campus, or a few statements in a CISCO config) so people saying 
> its an intractable problem are lying.  

If anyone at an educational institution tells you that send them to
or Simon Fraser University
or the RFC archive at USC's Information Sciences Institute
or the Computer Emergency Response Team at Carnegie Mellon University

If those universities can handle the problem then all educational
institutions should be able to fix this.

Michael Dillon                   -               Internet & ISP Consulting             -               E-mail: [email protected]