Flood of control messages
Don.Lewis at tsc.tdk.com
Fri Nov 5 01:42:32 UTC 1999
On Nov 2, 7:32pm, Javier Henderson wrote:
} Subject: Flood of control messages
} Hi there,
} For the last week or two, I've been seeing a plethora  of
} newgroups with "hipcrime" in the group name. Many (most?) are faked up
} to appear as coming from tale at uu.net. They fail authentication
} obviously, so the groups aren't created, but they still gotta be
} looked at, and take up CPU time, etc.
This bozo is also sending out checkgroups messages. I wish I had the
time to tweak cleanfeed to make his spew entirely disappear.
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