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Re: Which Part(s) Failed in the recent DOS Attacks?
On 9 Feb 2000, Toplez Razer wrote: > 1. Was it the firewall DOS filter? With packet based DoS attacks, filters don't matter. Bandwidth and saturation are what matters. > 2. No firewall in Yahoo, EBay, ETrade, etc? Yes, there are, and no, they wouldn't have helped for the reason stated above. > 3. Firewall DOS filter worked, but the links were still clogged with massive > ACKs/NACKs? Not exactly, but fairly close. -- Joseph W. Shaw - firstname.lastname@example.org Computer Security Consultant and Programmer Free UNIX advocate - "I hack, therefore I am."