Krebs on Security booted off Akamai network after DDoS attack proves pricey

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Sat Sep 24 01:24:58 UTC 2016

On Fri, 23 Sep 2016, 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 ÿÿstep in front of the cannonÿÿ? Would you just pass 
> through all the traffic?

Anycast + load balancers + high powered varnish?

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