[AusNOG] Australian Government websites currently under DDoS
mmc at internode.com.au
Wed Feb 10 15:04:25 EST 2010
The whole architecture of government websites is wrong.
They should, rather than build a single fortress that can be laid under siege, build a distributed (ie. CDNised) website that doesn't have such an issue. That way you can't just "DDOS" them out of existence.
Let's face it - most FedGov websites are mostly fairly static text and documents. Some have more complex backends for customer service, but let's face it - no one takes Centre Link off the air, they take ones like APH off the air.
On 10/02/2010, at 2:18 PM, McDonald Richards wrote:
I read in Commsday this might happen. Bloody kids – this just makes more work for us!
From: ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net<mailto:ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net> [mailto:ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net] On Behalf Of Darren Moss
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Subject: [AusNOG] Australian Government websites currently under DDoS
DDoS on Govt websites still going from this morning.
APH website down:
Senator Conroy's site still accessible.
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