[ntp:hackers] query spikes seen in ntp traffic at ren-isac
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Mar 23 21:29:05 UTC 2006
In message <20060323204141.54A7411426 at sa.vix.com>, Paul Vixie writes:
>thanks to donald smith of qwest for this:
>i believe this means the bad guys know that ntp currently makes a good
>reflector, and it's only a matter of time before it's in the headlines.
That is not a given, It might just be badly written clients which
do excessive burstmode :-(
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