ddos attacks

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Thu Dec 19 21:06:26 UTC 2013


On Dec 19, 2013, at 10:40 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:

> hmm, re-reading it, your post was contextually ambiguous and I read it in a different way to the way that apparently you meant.

It was quite clear what was meant, even without looking at the linked presentation, which clarified matters even further.

> but yes, if you're doing onsite ddos scrubbing, you needs lotsabandwidth.

Once again, nothing in my post said or referred to bandwidth; in fact, simply throwing bandwidth at the problem won't work, as attackers have access to what are for all practical purposes near-infinite resources.

In future, it might be a good idea to ensure that the points one attempts to make actually apply to the specific post to which one is replying.  

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