[ntp:questions] Problem with date since a few hours

Jon Kåre Hellan dev at null.com
Mon Dec 4 11:36:08 UTC 2006

david at djwhome.demon.co.uk (David Woolley) writes:

> In article <F5kch.10582$k74.4900 at text.news.blueyonder.co.uk>,
> David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> wrote:
> Almost certainly what happened is that the random selection of servers 
> selected one that particularly disliked unauthorised accesses on port 37
> and deliberately served an incorrect time to such clients to try and
> dissuade them.  Subsequently it selected a server that wasn't so aggressive
> in defending itself against port 37 attacks.

What makes you choose to call it an attack?



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