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Re: WANTED: ISPs with DDoS defense solutions

  • From: Vadim Antonov
  • Date: Tue Aug 05 03:37:00 2003

On Tue, 5 Aug 2003, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:

> > Spoofed packets are harder to trace to the source than non-spoofed
> > packets. Knowing where a malicious packet is very important to the
> 
> this is patently incorrect: www.secsup.org/Tracking/ has some information
> you might want to review. Tracking spoofed attacks is infact EASIER than
> non-spoofed attacks, especially if your network has a large 'edge'.

Errr... you don't need to _track_ non-spoofed attacks - you _know_ where
the source is.  Instead of going box to box back to the source (most
likely across several providers) you can immediately go to _their_
provider.

--vadim





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