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Re: Worm probes
From: "Brett Frankenberger" <rbf () rbfnet com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 09:54:00 -0500 (CDT)
should make these attacks slow down like they're wading through
molasses. Now, if most or all ISPs installed tarpits like this it would
seriously reduce the virulence of the attacks.
Actually, if most or all ISPs installed tarpits like this, it would
lead exploit developers to implement timeouts that would quickly kill
off connection attempts that were progressing at the expected rate.