GRC rides again...

Roeland Meyer rmeyer at
Tue Jul 3 05:10:49 UTC 2001

> From: Ron Buchalski [mailto:rbuchals at]
> Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 7:52 AM

> It may be possible for the features of qos to help limit the 
> extent of the 
> attack, but with no predictability of where the attack 
> sources or attack 
> destinations are, you'd either need to apply qos when the 
> attack occurs 
> (reactive), or deploy it EVERYWHERE, on ALL provider's 
> networks (intensely 
> proactive).  I doubt that anyone has the time or effort to 
> deploy worldwide 
> qos in order to stop random (and small, compared to overall 
> traffic) dos 
> attacks.

This WAS the idea, thanks for pointing out the weakness. Basically, yet
another means to filter. But, too much work to implement. According to this,
it wouldn't scale.

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