[Dshield] NIPC Information

Samantha Fetter sama at snowplow.org
Tue Aug 19 22:16:45 GMT 2003

Yup, here too.  What a royal pain in the rear!!!!!!!!!!!

Definitely causing a huge amount of traffic.


On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Johannes B. Ullrich wrote:

> On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 12:16, Deb Hale wrote:
> > 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?
> Experiencing it :-(. I had to turn off ICMP processing for the DShield
> database for now. The traffic generated by Nachi is much higher.
> Probably more comparable to the DDOS traffic from Blaster.

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