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Re: LPD attacks (was: Strange log entries)



On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Statux wrote:

> back in my day, we collected times and addresses and called ISPs and got
> some accounts pulled.. now while that won't stop a true lamer from getting
> another account elsewhere.. it does stop some of the puny homegrown
> script kiddies and open up the possibility of legal investigation since
> DoS's are against federal regulations.
>
> It all comes down to people being self centered, and yet not thinking
> about themselves.. for as funny as that sounds.
>
> Like with emailling of DOS executables and 3MB mpeg movies, etc, that
> Windows idiots do... sure what you're sending might be funny but it slows
> everything down.. to send email from one host to another might require the
> data to pass through 25 machines and thousands of miles of cables. They
> just don't think about the real side of it all.
>
> With script kiddies.. they're morons for trying to 0wn stand alone hosts..
> and even bigger morons when they kill their own net access.
>
> What does breaking into a computer using some unoriginal tactic prove?
> Furthermore.. through all the IDS's that these peons have tripped alarms
> on, I'm willing to bet that next to none of them ever get reported to the
> provider. It's sad. Too much ignorance... not enough action.
>
> *sigh*
>
Even if they did get reported, unless it is a small provider, nothing
happens when you do make a report.  It is too much work for them to
track it down, and actualy do something about it.

Mikkel
 --

    Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
 for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.





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