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From: Irwin R. Naumann (irwinTHINKAGE.CA)
Date: Thu Jan 25 2001 - 15:05:45 CST
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> IMHO, If you're really serious about helping stop whoever is attacking
> you, rather than ckecking the "I tried to contact them" box, you should be
> using other than e-mail to contact someone who's host sends malicious
> traffic at your site.
> 1. You are most likely seeing traffic from a compromised system.
> 2. If you suspect that the system is compromised, whoever compromised the
> system may see or intercept your email message giving them ample
> opportunity to clean up after themselves.
> 3. Even if whois doesn't have a phone number, it only takes about 2 more
> minutes to find one.
> 4. The fact that you took the time to call sends the message that this
> matters to you, and that you care about your system's security far more
> strongly than a form letter.
Tim, what do you do when there's:
i) a language barrier?
i.e. traffic originates from <country-whose-language-you-can't-communicate-in>
ii) there's a huge difference in time zones?
i.e. Australia and North American Eastern time.
I don't know about you but my boss wouldn't be too pleased about footing
a long distance call to Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, ...