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Rob is a moron! was, Re: Slow and Fast IP addresses on http ?
From: Rob Thomas <robt () cymru com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 12:39:28 -0500 (CDT)


Hi again, NANOGers.

] Indeed.  This can also be a problem during certain attack types,
] particularly during TCP amplification attacks.  No response means
] that IP stacks send yet another SYN, then another, then another.
] The number depends on the IP stack in use.

Of course what I meant was SYN|ACK, not SYN.  :)

/me reaches for more coffee.

Thanks,
Rob.
-- 
Rob Thomas
http://www.cymru.com
ASSERT(coffee != empty);



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