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Re: Attack!?!



On Sunday 06 January 2008, David L. Gehrt wrote:
>Actually  the question mark is fraudulent.  My gateway/firewall machine
>has been under what appears to be a DDOS attack.  A persistent,
>continuous attack from several system directed at UDP port 16252.  It
>appears to be related to a CISCO RTR/SAA attack.
>
>What I am interested in knowing if anyone else has experienced a
>similar attack?  The only thing   I can think may have triggered this
>was a report to a net administrator that his system might have been
>compromised. A few hours later this seeming  attack started.
>
>No good deed goes unpunished. Before I retired I did some security work
>for an employer.  You would think I would've learned about sending email
>alerts  to admins of compromised systems.   Retire and a few years later
>you finds yourself violating the best practices.  I will call the guy
>tomorrow.
>
If there is a person on the other end of that phone number.  I've found the 
numbers listed are often funnier than a 3 dollar bill.

>Feeling stupid.
>
>dlg



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