Dyn DDoS this AM?

Brian Davies bdavies at linkedin.com
Fri Oct 21 15:52:25 UTC 2016


Well said, Patrick.


On Friday, October 21, 2016, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net> wrote:

> I cannot give additional info other than what’s been on “public media”.
> However, I would very much like to say that this is a horrific trend on
> the Internet. The idea that someone can mention a DDoS then get DDoS’ed Can
> Not Stand. See Krebs’ on the Democratization of Censorship. See lots of
> other things.
> To Dyn and everyone else being attacked:
> The community is behind you. There are problems, but if we stick together,
> we can beat these miscreants.
> To the miscreants:
> You will not succeed. Search "churchill on the beaches”. It’s a bit
> melodramatic, but it’s how I feel at this moment.
> To the rest of the community:
> If you can help, please do. I know a lot of you are thinking “what can I
> do?" There is a lot you can do. BCP38 & BCP84 instantly come to mind. Sure,
> that doesn’t help Mirai, but it still helps. There are many other things
> you can do as well.
> But a lot of it is just willingness to help. When someone asks you to help
> trace an attack, do not let the request sit for a while. Damage is being
> done. Help your neighbor. When someone’s house is burning, your current
> project, your lunch break, whatever else you are doing is almost certainly
> less important. If we stick together and help each other, we can - we WILL
> - win this war. If we are apathetic, we have already lost.
> OK, enough motivational speaking for today. But take this to heart. Our
> biggest problem is people thinking they cannot or do not want to help.
> --
> patrick
> > On Oct 21, 2016, at 10:55 AM, Chris Grundemann <cgrundemann at gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone have any additional details? Seems to be over now, but I'm
> very
> > curious about the specifics of such a highly impactful attack (and it's
> > timing following NANOG 68)...
> >
> > https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/ddos-on-dyn-impacts-
> twitter-spotify-reddit/
> >
> > --
> > @ChrisGrundemann
> > http://chrisgrundemann.com

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