[Snort-users] Firing off Abuse email based on Snort Traffic

Frank Knobbe fknobbe at ...652...
Thu May 29 14:17:06 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 14:07, Matt Kettler wrote:
> If you can unconditionally prove it is a legitimate attack, then feel free 
> to automate.. but abuse should not be abused by carpet bombing it with 
> "hunches" and "I think this may be an attack" from automated systems. The 
> "maybe" cases should be hand written.

Not just hunches. Even if it is valid, there needs to be some throttle
(perhaps a limit of one email per offending IP). Otherwise an automated
system would fire off an email every time an attack occurs, even if


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