Krebs on Security booted off Akamai network after DDoS attack proves pricey
nanog at ics-il.net
Tue Sep 27 19:49:30 UTC 2016
"who from my experience tend to be the least
experienced and network knowledgeable people running a customer network"
Also most likely to have built their network from scratch out of pure need (perhaps for themselves) rather than someone cashing in on a trend. No offense meant (though surely someone took it) either way.
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From: "Brielle Bruns" <bruns at 2mbit.com>
To: nanog at nanog.org
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:48:24 AM
Subject: Re: Krebs on Security booted off Akamai network after DDoS attack proves pricey
On 9/26/16 10:05 PM, Roland Dobbins wrote:
> +1 for this capability in CPE.
> OTOH, it will be of no use whatsoever to the user. Providing the user
> with access to anomalous traffic feeds won't help, either.
> Users aren't going to call in some third-party service/support company,
You start cutting off users or putting them into a walled garden until
they fix their machines, and they will start caring.
This will only work if all providers including cable, DSL and *shudders*
WISPs (hate to be blunt, but who from my experience tend to be the least
experienced and network knowledgeable people running a customer network)
do it so customer's can't just switch networks and 'make the problem go
I use escalating price increases and delays in service/repair time on
some of my consulting customers who do things I warned them to be more
It takes time, but when $cost starts to become prohibitive, they stop
and think. And the ones that never learn... Well, that's more $$$ in
my pocket for the effort that I would normally charge otherwise.
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