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Re: Network DOS attack again
- To: Dale Hylton <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: Network DOS attack again
- From: Robert Dinse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 18:00:05 -0800 (PST)
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On Sun, 9 Jan 2000, Dale Hylton wrote:
> It this why I cannot retrieve webpages? Takes up to 10 minutes to get a page.
> How do you stop this stuff?
Right now we can't. There is a new attack that uses packet fragments and
fools Cisco's filters. Cisco routers are used by every major backbone. We are
trying to get a traffic shaping thing setup to reduce the effects but it won't
eliminate them. We will certainly pursue this legally as well and do our best
to throw whoever is responsible in jail.