Spoofer project update -- need 3-5 minutes of your time to test
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:
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.
ps: if you want to host an Ark node so we can test
topology near you in the future, read
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:
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.
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
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
Welcome, and we appreciate all feedback. Be sure to read
the FAQ: http://spoofer.csail.mit.edu/faq.php
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