Mail : was Re: [oclug] cracked?
raywood at magma.ca
Tue Jan 6 14:38:46 EST 2004
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 01:15:09PM -0500, Alex @ Avantel imagined:
> For the past two days I have noticed a significant increase in
> co-ordinated "mailbomb attacks" on my server. Today there
> were 3 occurences at about 04:45, 07:20 and 11:46 when
> multiple (more than 20 or so) sources were sending large
> volumes of mail at the same time. I have not had that occur
> previously so AFAIK it's a new thing and it has now happened 2
> days in a row.
> Anyone else notice anything similar?
> Server kept chugging along OK so no damage done . . . .
> Alex Vandenham
> Avantel Systems
My National Capital Freenet email account is getting similar
mailbombs, starting today or yesterday. I'm not sure what is
going on with this...
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the
homeless, whether the mad destruction is brought under the name
of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty and democracy?"
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