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Re: NSPs and filters (fwd)
From: Jon Lewis <jlewis () inorganic5 fdt net>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 12:29:16 -0400 (EDT)

On 14 Jul 1997, Sean M. Doran wrote:

Jon Lewis <jlewis () inorganic5 fdt net> writes:

Unless I'm mistaken, forged UDP requires root access and (at the volume we
received) was likely from a host with T1 or better
connection to the net. 

You just described nearly every PeeCee at nearly every
higher educational institution in North America and
northern Europe, and several parts of Asia, too.

True.  Someone else already pointed that out, but mentioned that at their
institution, many of the points on the network where students have access
to PC's are filtered to prevent such abuse.

The typical university campus is likely subnetted and littered with
routers more than capable of filtering for their subnet of campus. 

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