Dittrich made slashdot!
gdaly at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 10 14:57:38 PST 2000
Woohoo! Just saw it - way to go dave!
So are questions still ok here, or do we have to go through /. now? :)
----- Original Message -----
From: M. Oesterwinter <marcuso at u.washington.edu>
To: UW Linux Group <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2000 12:01 PM
Subject: Dittrich made slashdot!
| Check it out:
| Posted by Roblimo on Thursday February 10, @01:20PM
| from the seeking-help-from-the-public dept.
| Alex Prestin writes, "In an effort to control the recent distributed
| Denial of Service attacks which everyone's heard about, the FBI has
| released Linux and Solaris tools to detect the presence (or absence) of
| the various DDoS daemons. They're available in binary form only (for now).
| You can get them here." Quote from the page: "Recipients are asked to
| report significant or suspected criminal activity to their local FBI
| office." Update: 02/10 07:37 by H:Here's some more information:The author
| of the DDoS analyses (at staff.washington.edu/dittrich) has released a
| network scanner to scan for active agents on your network. It includes
| source, and is available here. PLEASE use it responsibly.
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