Subject: Re: ping floods
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 03/23/1997 18:27:48
On Sun, 23 Mar 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> My first inclination would be to restrict the "-s size" option to
> the superuser, the same way "-f" is... and, basically, for the same
> reason :-)
In which case the users move on to
cat /dev/zero | telnet badhost.bad.net discard
or little perl or C programs, or something similar.
I think the correct solution is to explain to the users that if
they wish to abuse the network, they will be made free to find
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