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Re: WANTED: ISPs with DDoS defense solutions
From: "Christopher L. Morrow" <chris () UU NET>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 21:17:52 +0000 (GMT)




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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