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RE: The impending DDoS storm
- From: Jason Frisvold
- Date: Wed Aug 13 10:53:13 2003
On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 10:14, Ingevaldson, Dan (ISS Atlanta) wrote:
> It might be somewhat tricky to block TCP/80 going to windowsupdate.com.
I agree... but then, who needs updates anyways.. *grin*
> Daniel Ingevaldson
> Engineering Manager, X-Force R&D
> Internet Security Systems, Inc.
> The Power to Protect
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen J. Wilcox [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 10:38 AM
> To: Jason Frisvold
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: The impending DDoS storm
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Jason Frisvold wrote:
> > All,
> > What is everyone doing, if anything, to prevent the apparent
> > 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
Jason H. Frisvold
Backbone Engineering Supervisor
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