Ransom DDoS attack - need help!

Roland Dobbins rdobbins at arbor.net
Thu Dec 3 15:20:26 UTC 2015

On 3 Dec 2015, at 15:15, halp us wrote:

> Based on certain details that I can't reveal here, we believe the 
> magnitude of the upcoming attack may be in the several hundred Gbps.

They lie.  The largest attacks we've seen from these threat actors are 
in the ~60gb/sec range - which is nothing to shake a stick at, mind.

Many times, they don't follow through.  But you're right to be prepared.

See these two presos:



> I would really appreciate help in a few areas (primarily with certain 
> provider contacts/intros) so we can execute our strategy (which I 
> can't reveal here for obvious reasons).

All this super-secret squirrel stuff doesn't help, it's actually a 
hindrance.  The short answer is 'upstream ACLs'.

Nevertheless, contact me 1:1 and I'll work to hook you up with the right 

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net>

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