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    SubjectRe: Linux-2.0.32..
    On Sun, 16 Nov 1997, John Kodis wrote:

    > On Sun, Nov 16, 1997 at 06:04:15PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > > For an ISP, strange corner-case behaviour (if there is any) is still
    > > a lot better than a dead machine.
    > It could also be helpful if when the f00f trap was triggered, a
    > message were logged along the lines of:
    > F00F attack detected from process <PID> owned by user <UID>
    > This would allow the system's BOFH to pay a visit to said user to
    > retract the foreskin of ignorance and apply the wire brush of
    > enlightenment, or whatever local custom dictates when someone
    > intentionally tries to shut down a system.

    This is SORELY needed.. Unlike many network attacks, this sort of logging
    will most likely lead to the actual attacker (or at least a user with a
    hacked account)..

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