Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing in dealing with DDoS

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 13:04:00 CST 2009


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On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:

> Jeffrey Lyon wrote:
>> DDoS is a threat to the cloud just as DDoS is a threat to any other
>> service when you fail to implement protection. Our company recently
>> put out a DDoS mitigated cloud product specifically for high risk
>> clients.
>>
>
> How about the cloud as a DDoS source?
>

It's called a botnet.

- - ferg

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