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Re: antisocial security
From: Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 12:20:41 -0500

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Mark Andrews <marka () isc org> wrote:

In message <f81ab141f9b5e72fe1e725230b2a7393 () visp net lb>, Denys Fedoryshchenko
 On Thu, 02 Feb 2012 09:10:05 +0100, Jaap Akkerhuis wrote:
and, i noticed the problem because i can not get to the web site at
    http://www.ssa.gov/ from tokyo.

Lot's of .gov web sites are not available outside (at least what
somebody thinks is outside) the US.

 Just tested:
 Lebanon, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany - all is fine

As is Australia.  I suspect it is just a "normal" snafu.

most likely this is a case of someone on the same /24 (or larger
supernet) where randy's machine lives at home 'hacked' (or port
scanned, or was used in a synflood or .... you get the point) one of
several US .gov assets :( 'eventually' that supernet should be removed
from filters.


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