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Re: [nsp] known networks for broadcast ping attacks
From: Netstat Webmaster <feh () netstat net>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 16:03:04 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 30 Jul 1997, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:

What he's saying is that someone is mounting broadcast ping flooding
attacks with forged source addresses which make them appear to be
coming from MAE-East, among other places.

mmmm... no.  The forged source address is that of the victim.  The listed 
broadcast addresses are the destinations of the packets with the forged 
address of the victim.  The broadcast addresses are never forged.

-- jra


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