Krebs on Security booted off Akamai network after DDoS attack proves pricey
jk at ip-clear.de
Fri Sep 23 19:30:43 UTC 2016
Yes, they do (or advertise):
On 23 Sep 2016, at 21:26, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> Is CloudFlare able to filter Layer 7 these days? I was under the
> impression CloudFlare was not able to do that.
> There have been a lot of rumors about this attack. Some say
> reflection, others say Layer 7, others say .. other stuff. If it is
> Layer 7, how are you going to ‘step in front of the cannon’? Would
> you just pass through all the traffic?
> I realize Matthew is always happy for publicity (hell, the whole
> planet is aware of that). But if your system cannot actually do the
> required task, I’m not sure your company should give you credit for
> offering a service the user cannot use.
>> On Sep 23, 2016, at 3:16 PM, Justin Paine via NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
>> FWIW, we have offered to help. No word so far. We're more than
>> to step in front of the cannon pointed his way.
>> Justin Paine
>> Head of Trust & Safety
>> CloudFlare Inc.
>> PGP: BBAA 6BCE 3305 7FD6 6452 7115 57B6 0114 DE0B 314D
>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 11:58 AM, Marcin Cieslak <saper at saper.info>
>>> On Fri, 23 Sep 2016, jim deleskie wrote:
>>>> They were hosting him for free, and like insurance, I can assure
>>>> you if you
>>>> are consistently using a service, and not covering the costs of
>>>> service you won't be a client for long. This is the basis for
>>>> contracts and have been going back to the days when we all offered
>>>> dialup internet.
>>> Does being a victim of a DDoS constitute a breach of AUP?
>>> Marcin Cieślak
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