Quoting Timothy Murphy (tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie):
> On Wednesday 01 December 2004 11:42, Liam Bedford wrote:
>> > Once the machines blocked ICMP,
> > the number of attacks per hour dropped drastically. Which is
> > unfortunate, because it'll lead to even more people thinking blocking
> > ICMP is a good thing to do.
>> Isn't it?
Oh, absolutely make sure you block all ICMP. And make double-sure to block
those insidious TCP ports 80 and 25, too: People can DoS you on those
through nothing more sophisticated a tool than netcat and a shell
script. They're evil, I tell you. Eeeeevil.
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