[Dshield] NIPC Information

Fitton, Robert (Bob) Rfitton at laborready.com
Tue Aug 19 18:51:04 GMT 2003


Yes, indeed.  A friend of mine from a large company called - they were effectively DOS'd by internally generated ping floods until they could get some ACLs in place to stop pings.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Deb Hale [mailto:haled at pionet.net]
>Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 9:17 AM
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>Subject: [Dshield] NIPC Information
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>
>This is the first time I have seen anything that says that the worm
>("nachi", "welchia", or "msblast.d") is bad.  According to 
>this write up the
>"Scanning by the new worm is causing denial of service 
>conditions for some
>organizations."
>Anyone else heard anything about this?
>
>http://www.nipc.gov/warnings/advisories/2003/Advisory8182003.htm
>
>
>Deborah F Hale
>Certified Business Continuity Professional/Computer Security Specialist
>BCP Enterprise, Inc
>Telephone: (712) 252-0361
>www.bcpenterprise.com
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