[Dshield] Users don't pay attention

Abuse abuse at what4now.com
Sat Aug 20 23:33:27 GMT 2005


** Reply to message from "Clinton E. Troutman" <troutman at mesh.net> on Sat, 20
Aug 2005 14:24:45 -0500

> I would certainly hope so. However, the problem is exacerbated by the 
> ability to maliciously report folks that piss you off; either manually or 
> automated. Perhaps if there was a penalty for malicious/fallacious  
> reporting, that would be the best start to help the situation.

While there are some people that use reports to get revenge they are the
minority of the reports.  The main problem is with the ISPs that ignore reports
about their users zombied machines because it does not directly affect their
systems (although it will use a lot of bandwidth).


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