[AusNOG] Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history'
tom at cloudflare.com
Thu Mar 28 11:52:00 EST 2013
Definitely. Some ISPs may have enough capacity to soak up this traffic
internationally, but not to carry it to Australia.
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 5:18 PM, Joshua D'Alton <joshua at railgun.com.au>wrote:
> Nice writeup.
> It seems they are focusing alot on the open resolver issue, but that is
> only half or 1/3rd of the coin. The other problem is people being able to
> send all these forged packets in the first place, and beyond that, have so
> many tcp connections.
> There are only a few ISPs globally outside of the tier1 and some tier2
> that could handle such an attack, I think telstra (and subsequently all AU
> isps) would crumble easily under such an attack, and I might be wrong,
> please someone tell me I am, but we could be hit at any moment and with
> ramifications far above that of the Warnambool fire?
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 7:44 AM, Peter Adkins <
> peter.adkins at kernelpicnic.net> wrote:
>> There's an interesting write up on the matter on the CloudFlare blog at
>> the moment -
>> (The Massive Attack picture is a nice touch).
>> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 1:29 AM, ComKal Networks <admin at comkal.com.au>wrote:
>>> The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security
>>> experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.
>>> Ian Manners
>>> ComKal Networks Australia
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>>> AusNOG at lists.ausnog.net
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