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isnt there *anything* that can be done about the NUT? surely their ISP can be notified.

i think everyone has notified about. but i'm not even sure if its that persons ISP.


-- lou navarro (, February 20, 2000


I think A.A. could help.

-- ~***~ (~***~@earth.ebe), February 20, 2000.

Laura's ISP is AOL. They have been notified. You may file your own complaint at, Her IP number is Please include this forum's name and URL.

Doomers Suck's ISP is Mindspring.

-- . (Sysop@hot.delete.button), February 20, 2000.

Before you go sending a complaint to MindSpring, here's the response you will get back:

From: | Block address Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 13:23:22 -0500 (EST) To: (blanked out) Subject: (Issue # xxxxxxxxxxxxx)


Your report to the MindSpring AUP Abuse group appears to involve a security related issue.

It is vital that your report include the following:

IP address of the attacker

Date of the abuse

Exact time of the event

Timezone that your machine is logging in (very important) logs substantiating the event

If you neglected to include any of the above information please reply to this mail with your updated information and your ticket will be appended.

Please note, we are not able to take action on an account without being able to substantiate "abuse" allegations with documentation of one or more violations of our Appropriate Use Policy (AUP). While utilities such as `traceroute` and `whois` are useful in identifying online users, these resources are not a substitute for actual system logs which can provide a reliable record of online activity.

Back Orifice and NetBus are two common Windows backdoors that have generated a lot of security reports lately. For more information regarding these and other common Internet "trojans" and general online security, youmay want to explore the following links.

------------------------------------------------------- The MindSpring Appropriate Use Policy can be found at: -------------------------------------------------------

This document is intended to provide a general understanding of MindSpring's policy with respect to what the Company considers inappropriate activity on the part of MindSpring users.

***************************************************** To assist internal tracking, your report has been assigned the following issue identification number:xxxxxxxxx. Please include this number in the "Subject:" of any subsequent e-mail regarding this issue. *****************************************************

-- complainer (complainer@complainerrr.xcom), February 20, 2000.

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