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Re: Upsurge in attacks?
> Well... depends on the kind fo attack. I'm actually seeing fewer large > packet ICMP attacks than I was a couple of months ago. I'm guessing this > is because more zombied machine have been cleared out. There are the > normal number of scans that one might expect (bored freshmen with > ethernet connectiosn to the fatest network they've ever seen, what would > you do?) but, suprisingly enough the number of naive DoS attacks seems > to be on the decline around me. I need to look at the security logs a > little closer but I think I'm correct. I wrote our security stuff but > I've not looked at it in almost a month now. Can you clarify that last bit some? You've not looked at the code? Filters? As far as freshhmen with 'phat pipe', in this day and age, I expect a little restraint and common sense, but we _are_, generally speaking, talking about American college students. Neither of which seem to be in great supply. t