Ransom DDoS attack - need help!
dovid at telecurve.com
Thu Dec 3 19:38:08 UTC 2015
The last I spoke with NTT they said the largest they ever saw was > 300GB
and most of the time they don't follow through. They threaten 100 networks
and hope that x% will pay them off 'just in case'
On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 10:20 AM, Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:
> 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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