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Re: We have a firewall (was Re: Pakistan government orders ISPservice level agreement)
SD> Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 19:28:48 -0400 (EDT) SD> From: Sean Donelan SD> The Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd has aquired a SD> firewall to solve the DDOS situation impacting Internet SD> service in the country. An unnamed security advisor asserted SD> the proper use of a firewall would control the DDOS attacks SD> and prevent hacking. Now the DDoS melts the pipes _and_ the firewall. I'd like to know if said "consultant" ever considered recommending the PTC contact their upstreams for help with backtrace/blocking. Anyone with a modicum of clue (or Google access) should figure out that one... Eddy -- Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - EverQuick Internet Division Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 (785) 865-5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 (316) 794-8922 Wichita ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:23:58 +0000 (GMT) From: A Trap <[email protected]> To: [email protected] Subject: Please ignore this portion of my mail signature. These last few lines are a trap for address-harvesting spambots. Do NOT send mail to <[email protected]>, or you are likely to be blocked.