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

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Wed Feb 12 22:51:59 UTC 2014

On 2014-02-12 14:43, Terje Mathisen wrote:
> 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. :-(

US-CERT warning on Jan 14 plus 19 current hits on:

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis

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