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Re: XPA_nix

On Wed, 18 Sep 1996 12:22:10 -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

>> > Cheswick opines,"This is the first major attack of a kind that I believe to
>> > be the final Internet security problem." 
>> Harrumph.  We should only BE so lucky.

>I don't remember if Ches was quoted correctly, but its more or less
>true -- we know how to deal with most classes of major problems, but
>denial of service is still a major question mark. I suspect its the
>last big frontier.

Hopefully it will die out if things ever switch over to a digicash payment
scheme.   Then only the big guys would mess with it...

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