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Network problems 6pm-6:30pm 5/13/98
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- Subject: Network problems 6pm-6:30pm 5/13/98
- From: Robert Dinse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 18:34:44 -0700 (PDT)
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The network problems were first caused by a "smurf" attack. I called
Sprint to block the ICMP while the attack was ongoing to maintain other
functionality. Sprint made an error in the access list and for a short while
blocked all traffic.
The access list has been corrected but incoming ICMP over one of our
blocks and this will impact the ability to ping remote sites.