[dns-operations] DNS deluge for x.p.ctrc.cc

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Mon Feb 27 21:51:18 UTC 2006

> > Both George and Joe are right. It is a problem. Still, solving one and
> > leaving another untended just because one was used as the attack vector
> > is silly. Are we to forever leave problem unattended?
> Gadi,
> I'm unclear on what you are suggesting. What problem is left unattended with
> DNS if you cannot spoof UDP packets?

It's the old

"We must do SOMETHING!" + "This is something" => "We must do THIS!"

As much as I believe in belt and suspenders, I only believe in that when
both the belt and the suspenders are appropriate solutions.

... JG
Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.

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