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Re: The impending DDoS storm

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Wed Aug 13 10:10:22 2003


On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Jason Frisvold wrote:

> All,
> 
> 	What is everyone doing, if anything, to prevent the apparent upcoming
> DDoS attack against Microsoft?  From what I've been reading, and what
> I've been told, August 16th is the apparent start date...
> 
> 	We're looking for some solution to prevent wasting our network
> resources transporting this traffic, but at the same time trying to
> allow legitimate through...
> 
> 	So, is anyone planning on doing anything?

See previous discussion on filtering...


Other than that experience says if these things turn out to be big enough to 
cause an issue then they quickly burn themselves out anyway

Steve





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