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Re: WANTED: ISPs with DDoS defense solutions

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Tue Aug 05 17:21:40 2003



On Tue, 5 Aug 2003, Mike Tancsa wrote:

>
> At 07:02 PM 05/08/2003 +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> >so long as you are sure they aren't spoofed, yes.
>
> A recent post by Rob Thomas said, "I've tracked 1787 DDoS attacks since 01
> JAN 2003.  Of that number, only 32 used spoofed sources.  I rarely see
> spoofed attacks now."
>
> Thats about 1%.  Of the few attacked directed at us and originating from
> our customers, that generally jives.  What number are you seeing ?

More and more there is less and less spoofing, its just not required and
it causes more damage with less effort :( Why spoof when you have 1000
machines pumping 1 packet per second? (or 10)




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