[Dshield] Overreaction?

Doug White doug at clickdoug.com
Mon Sep 1 15:16:19 GMT 2003

Absolutely.   RoadRunner has also instituted massive blocking, although they
appear to be doing little about the exploited open relays within their own net

It would be more effective, I think, if they would use port blocking instead.
This will cost them customers, I think.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Frayer" <afrayer at frayernet.com>
To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 10:02 AM
Subject: [Dshield] Overreaction?

| I'm reading reports that AOL has blacklisted a large number of ISP IPs
| because the IPs have been found to be sending virus/worm material.
| Can anyone confirm this, and does anyone else think, if true, this was
| an overreaction on AOL's part?
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