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

Livingood, Jason Jason_Livingood at
Mon Sep 26 23:32:12 UTC 2016

On 9/26/16, 7:09 PM, "NANOG on behalf of Mark Andrews" <on behalf of marka at> wrote:
> A good ISP would be informing their customers that they are seeing anomalous traffic.

Therein lies the problem if the traffic does not look anomalous I suppose. But even if it does look unusual, ISPs would be asking consumers to trash/update/turn off a lot of devices in time – like when every home has 10s or 100s of these devices. 
ISP: Dear customer, looks like one of your light switches is sending spam.
Customer: Which one? I have 25 light switches. And 25 smart bulbs. And 3 smart TVs, and 3 smart thermostats, and 6 cameras, and… 


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