[ILUG] From the register. XP machine rooted in 200 seconds.
nils at eircom.net
Wed Dec 1 22:14:30 GMT 2004
On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 13:47 +0000, Ken Gilmour wrote:
> Captain's Log, stardate Wed, 1 Dec 2004 13:42:20 +0000, from the fingers of Timothy Murphy came the words:
> >On Wednesday 01 December 2004 11:42, Liam Bedford wrote:
> >>Once the machines blocked ICMP,
> >>the number of attacks per hour dropped drastically. Which is
> >>unfortunate, because it'll lead to even more people thinking
> >>blocking ICMP is a good thing to do.
> >Isn't it?
> I Hope you're kidding!
try ping www.wit.ie *blocked*
try ping snet.wit.ie *blocked*
And even when i'm using any computer inside the college i can't ping any
box on the outside world.
Think someone should tell our IT manager that blocking ICMP is bad.
What can i say,He doesn't believe me :(
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