Re: OT: port scan
On Tue, 28 Nov 2000 21:18:34 +0100, Philipp Schulte writes:
>On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 09:04:20PM +0100, Robert Waldner wrote:
>> >Shouldn't this be <abuse@attackers_provider>?
>> No, $yourproviders complaint is _much_ more likely to be taken
>> seriously by $attackers_provider (and it can save you from a lot of
>> embarassment if you´d misjudge something).
>> In other words: you have a better stand at $yourprovider cause it´s him
>> your money goes to.
>But what kind of pressure can $your_provider put on a portscanner from
Not more than you all by yourself. But if it´s not $evil_provider but
simply $attackers_provider it usually helps. AOL and @home are other
I have experienced enough cases where complaints I sent from my
home-address were completely ignored, but when sent from my
work-address (or, to cut matters short, <Abuse@KPNQwest.at>, which I´m
also part of) attention was given almost immediately.
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