Spoofer project update -- need 3-5 minutes of your time to test

k claffy kc at caida.org
Sun Apr 5 12:08:13 CDT 2009


< a call to fingers >

please run this test if you haven't already.
we're trying to get a 2009 baseline on filtering.
i've blogged a reminder at:
http://blog.caida.org/best_available_data/2009/04/05/spoofer-measure-your-networks-hygiene/
and will post results there (and here) too, once we have some.
if you run into any problems, email us.

Internet science: can't do it without you, yada. 
k

ps: if you want to host an Ark node so we can test 
topology near you in the future, read 
http://www.caida.org/projects/ark/siteinfo.xml
and send us mail. 



On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 11:36:18AM -0400, Robert Beverly wrote:
  
  Hi, as many of you are acutely aware, IP source spoofing is still a
  common attack vector.  The ANA spoofer project:
    http://spoofer.csail.mit.edu
  
  first began quantifying the extent of source verification in 2005.
  We've amassed several years worth of data -- data that has become
  particularly interesting in light of recent attacks.  However, our
  data raised as many questions as it answered.  Hence, we have
  developed a new version of the tester designed to answer these
  questions and improve our Internet-wide inferences.
  
  What's New:
    In addition to new tests, we've hooked into CAIDA's Ark
    infrastructure which allows us to perform multiple
    path-based measurements.  This information is presented to
    the client now in visual form; see the screenshots for an
    example report:
       http://spoofer.csail.mit.edu/example/example.php
  
  How you can help:
    Simple -- take a few minutes to download and run the
    tester.  The more points you can run the tester from, the
    better.
  
  Comments/Flames:
    Welcome, and we appreciate all feedback.  Be sure to read
    the FAQ:  http://spoofer.csail.mit.edu/faq.php
  
  Many thanks,
  
  rob






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