[FredLug] Port scans and trace route
jhartman027 at msn.com
Sat Feb 11 16:49:37 EST 2012
I have heard of an exploit to use traceroute to create a denial of service.
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On Feb 11, 2012, at 12:57 PM, "Chris O'Donnell" <chris at odonnellweb.com> wrote:
> All my web sites appeared to be down this AM, so I put in tech support request with my web host. It turns out the sites are up, my IP is blocked due to two incoming port scans against my domain. The port scans coincide with two trace routes I ran because I was moving a site to a different server and was trying to confirm which server was actually serving my requests. They admit that is it possible the trace route was interpreted as malicious.
> Is that at all reasonable?
> Chris O'Donnell
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