Are we really this helpless? (Re: isprime DOS in progress)
jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Sat Jan 24 02:13:33 UTC 2009
I respectfully disagree. Network engineers have to keep up with many
tasks and preventing DoS/DDoS should be the responsibility of
everyone. I see more folks worried about spam than they are actual
My two cents.
Jeffrey Lyon, Leadership Team
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On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:05 PM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:
> Noel Butler wrote:
>> On Sat, 2009-01-24 at 07:21, Chris McDonald wrote:
>>> We [AS3491] null0'd the IP earlier. Rest-of-world encouraged to do the
>>> same :/
>> Wrong approach, they are *innocent* in this as are the new targets.
>> insert into your favourite acl:
>> deny udp host 188.8.131.52 neq 53 any eq 53
>> deny udp host 184.108.40.206 neq 53 any eq 53
>> But it's much less work to add a filter on the name server as others
>> have mentioned.
> Having the world trying to keep up with ACL entries seems futile. Is there
> really nothing to be done about this? (Yes, I know, BCP38, but obviously the
> accomplice providers don't care.)
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