Re: OT: port scan
On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 01:24:15PM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> on Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 10:03:08PM +0100, Philipp Schulte (email@example.com) wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 12:35:27PM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > > But what kind of pressure can $your_provider put on a portscanner from
> > > > $evil_provider?
> > > > Phil
> > >
> > > Domain-level blocking of...mail, news, DNS....
> > Show me the ISP that is willing to take these steps because of a
> > portscanning script-kiddie. portsanning is not even illegal here in
> Portscanning itself isn't necessarily evil. As a larger pattern of
> behavior, however, it can indicate problems. Where these problems
> aren't being addressed by system or ISP owners, actions may be taken.
If you say that portscanning isn't necessariy evil, how can you
suggest "Domain-level blocking of...mail, news, DNS...."?
BTW: I never said that it is evil, by $evil_provider I meant something