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Re: New Internet-draft on DDOS defense...
- From: Brandon Ross
- Date: Fri May 12 07:56:03 2000
On Thu, 11 May 2000, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Right answer, wrong reason. The originating host will be easy to identify
> because the MAC address of the originating machine of the ECHO-REQUEST
> packets will be contained in the packets.
I have to strongly disagree, MAC addresses don't make it across router
boundaries, source IP addresses do.
Brandon Ross 404-522-5400
VP Engineering, NetRail http://www.netrail.net
AIM: BrandonNR ICQ: 2269442
Read RFC 2644!
Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed
broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.