[SECURITY] Application layer attacks/DDoS attacks

Scott Weeks surfer at mauigateway.com
Sat May 23 20:14:57 UTC 2015


--- stenn at ntp.org wrote:
From: Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>

Just to ask, what is the expected effect on DDoS attacks if folks
implemented BCP38?
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A moot point these days.  After all the years it has been out 
(15 years: https://tools.ietf.org/html/bcp38) it can be seen 
that many are not implementing it.  Those that care (NANOG type 
folks) already have deployed it and those that don't care have 
not and will not.  I have met a lot of the latter in recent 
years.  Maybe I'm getting cynical?

scott

What's going on?  Isn't everybody headed to the beach or 
the mountains for Memorial Day weekend?  ;-)



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