DDOS, IDS, RTBH, and Rate limiting

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Sun Nov 9 01:23:09 UTC 2014

Eric C. Miller wrote:
> Today, we experienced (3) separate DDoS attacks from Eastern Asia, all generating > 2Gbps towards a single IP address in our network. All 3 attacks targeted different IP addresses with dst UDP 19, and the attacks lasted for about 5 minutes and stopped as fast as they started.
> Does anyone have any suggestions for mitigating these type of attacks?

The phrase automated offensive cyber counter-attack has been coming to 
mind rather frequently, of late.  I wonder if DARPA might fund some work 
in this area. :-)

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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