[Pool] [D]DoS attack characteristics and mitigation

Rob Janssen rob at knoware.nl
Mon Feb 10 18:12:40 UTC 2014


Hal Murray wrote:
>> IMO if too many spoofed? packets reach the NTP server, the bad guys have won
>> no matter what ntpd does.
> True.  I'd expect a modern CPU to be able to keep up with a 100 megabit link.
>   Anybody have any good numbers?
>

I think the time has come to fight the problem with an AK-47 instead of a Xeon E5.
Those people are taking the fun out of networking and they deserve appropriate treatment.

Rob


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