Dyn DDoS this AM?

Brett Frankenberger rbf+nanog at panix.com
Sat Oct 22 01:06:19 UTC 2016


On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 05:11:34PM -0700, Crist Clark wrote:
>
> Given the scale of these attacks, whether having two providers does any
> good may be a crap shoot.
> 
> That is, what if the target happens to share the same providers you do?
> Given the whole asymmetry of resources that make this a problem in the
> first place, the attackers probably have the resources to take out multiple
> providers.
> 
> Having multiple providers may reduce your chance of being collateral damage
> (and I'd also still worry more about the more mundane risks of a single
> provider, maintenance or upgrade gone bad, business risks, etc., than these
> sensational ones), but multiple providers likely won't save you if you are
> the actual target of the attack.

Good, perfect, enemy, etc.

How many sites were down today?  How many were the intended target?

     -- Brett


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