[ntp:questions] London Metro newspaper misrepresent NTP amplification attack.

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at tmsw.no
Wed Feb 12 21:43:44 UTC 2014


David Woolley wrote:
> In this article, which also appeared in the paper version this
> morning, they suggest that normal NTP time requests result in a much
> larger response than the request.
>
> http://metro.co.uk/2014/02/11/the-start-of-ugly-things-to-come-hackers-flood-european-servers-in-biggest-computer-attack-of-its-kind-4300395/
>
>
There was no comment section for that article and no documented way to 
reach the author so I gave up on sending in a correction. :-(

Terje

-- 
- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"



More information about the questions mailing list