@Home and SMTP servers.
john.oliver at hosting.com
Tue Aug 21 10:52:31 PDT 2001
Michael O'Keefe wrote:
> yes they didn't mind in the past, but when people violating the AUP start
> running HTTP servers (I have NFI why SMTP servers are being targeted @ this
> time, unless they decided to finally do something about the whole relay
> spamming issue *AND* Code Red in 1 foul swoop) and causing the whole slowdown
> from Code Red, *THEN* they start minding, shutting it off, and responding with
> my quote from above....
I would imagine they would have a bigger issue with SOCKS proxies than
spam relays, but they aren't doing anything about that. Or SunRPC,
which is how all the default Linux installations get hacked. Of all the
inbound ports they could block, honestly, 25 should be close to the
last... I could see blocking *outbound* 25, but I think that they must
know that their flaky SMTP servers could *never* stand up to the load...
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