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Blocking Zombie Spam Netblocks

Dec 01, 2008, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"DROP (Don't Route Or Peer) is an advisory "drop all traffic" list, consisting of stolen 'zombie' netblocks and netblocks controlled entirely by professional spammers. DROP is a tiny sub-set of the SBL designed for use by firewalls and routing equipment.

"DROP is currently available as a simple text list, but will also be available shortly as BGP with routes of listed IPs announced via an AS# allowing networks to then null those routes as being IPs that they do not wish to route traffic for."

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