[Snort-users] Pulled Pork

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Tue Oct 30 16:25:59 EDT 2012


On Oct 30, 2012, at 12:02 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...> wrote:
> On 10/30/2012 10:55, Joel Esler wrote:
> 
>> We have the 15 minute delay in place, as there are some people who like to
>> download the entire ruleset every 5 seconds.
> 
> i highly suspect that these are folks with bad cron entries... you'd think 
> they'd be aware of the problem but obviously
> 
>   1) they are not OR
>   2) they do not care OR
>   3) they are trying to cause problems ie: (d)dos anyone?

I believe it's #1.  They don't know the problem exists.  I've written a few of them, and a couple of them have corrected the issue, we have one who acknowledged the problem and is going to fix it (don't know when), and some that haven't acknowledged at all.

And some, whose emails just bounced.


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