Martin Hannigan hannigan at
Wed May 3 05:28:03 UTC 2006

At 10:11 PM 5/2/2006, 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. :)

Add in the Blue Security DDOS. NSP-SEC must be busy defending DDoS'ers tonight
keeping them from helping people defend LiveJournal.

Uh. Who let the Frog out?,70798-0.html?

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