Multi ISP DDOS
pozar at lns.com
Wed May 3 02:27:57 UTC 2006
Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 06:40:43PM -0700, Tim Pozar wrote:
>>UL is seeing a large DDOS coming towards a couple of customers of ours.
>> I know that other ISPs have been affected as well. I will let them
>>identify them selves.
>>Anyone have any scoop on this?
> A) I don't think anyone knows who UL is by that reference alone (I assume
> you mean united layer).
> B) The DoS target is Livejournal.
> C) As an upstream of an upstream of LJ I'm barely seeing 150Mbps or so of
> it. No indications of exactly how big it is by the time it hits them,
> but at least from my perspective it doesn't seem like a huge attack.
> Hope it stops soon though, a sustained livejournal outage is probably
> grounds for at least 4-5 suicides by distraught teenagers who can't blog
> about their day. :)
Ya... I have been chatting with the folks at SixApart about this. This
is one of the folks attacked. It looks like there may have been others.
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