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A. Pagaltzis pagaltzis@g...
Tue Apr 27 13:01:21 NZST 2004


* DrWho? <x_files_@i...> [2004-04-27 00:08]:
> That seems to be the conclusion I have come to as well. The SYN
> attack risk could be reduced by making use of the counters and
> limiting the number of connection attempts to say 2 and then
> dropping them there after.

You're still susceptive to DoS, except it's now much easier,
because you play "I can't hearing anything" as soon as someone
starts singing.

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