[SURBL-Discuss] DoS Question

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Sat Jan 1 17:40:23 CET 2005


> I'm sorry.  I should clarify on list (though I do appreciate the offer 
> of off-list support)
> All of these connections do not seem to proceed past the connection 
> startup phase.
> I am very used to dictionary attacks having hosted sites and DNS that 
> bring ire from Spammers (formerly www.spamassassin.org and currently 
> just DNS, an SURBL public nameserver, RelayRegistry.org, anti-SPAM 
> How-To's, etc).  This looks like a VERY large distributed Denial of 
> Service attack.
> he reason I posted here and I believe it is relevant because it might 
> be against SURBL nameservers and I'm hoping to hear if others are seeing 
> the same issue.

We run sereral of the public nameservers, but dont see this behaviour...
No space or disk issue on the box itself, just guessing?

Ohw, and before i forget, happy 2005 everyone! :)


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