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Re: root servers DDoS

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Mon Oct 21 19:09:10 2002

sean@donelan.com (Sean Donelan) writes:

> Best guess, its a smurf attack. Networks which still have ip
> directed-broadcast (or your vendor's equivalent) enabled on interfaces.
> 
> Its still amazing how much traffic it can generate.

however, this attack was icmp request, not icmp reply.
-- 
Paul Vixie




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