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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*

> Regards,
> ===============================
> Daniel Ingevaldson
> Engineering Manager, X-Force R&D
> dsi@iss.net 
> 404-236-3160
>  
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> The Power to Protect
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen J. Wilcox [mailto:steve@telecomplete.co.uk] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 10:38 AM
> To: Jason Frisvold
> Cc: nanog@merit.edu
> 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
> 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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