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Re: [suse-security] Re: martian source messages [SOLVED]
  • From: Arjen de Korte <suse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 16:16:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <200309201616.13136.suse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 20 September 2003 14:23, Stoilis Giannis wrote:

> Actually, NO. An ISP should be transparent. YOU should block whatever
> you want for your own network.

I couldn't disagree more.

IMHO an ISP shouldn't route ANY packet that has got a source address outside
their network (including localhost), no matter where it's going to. If every
ISP would follow this simple rule, it would be much easier to crack down on
(D)DoS attacks.

Best regards,
Arjen

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