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RE: GRC rides again...
> From: Ron Buchalski [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 7:52 AM > It may be possible for the features of qos to help limit the > extent of the > attack, but with no predictability of where the attack > sources or attack > destinations are, you'd either need to apply qos when the > attack occurs > (reactive), or deploy it EVERYWHERE, on ALL provider's > networks (intensely > proactive). I doubt that anyone has the time or effort to > deploy worldwide > qos in order to stop random (and small, compared to overall > traffic) dos > attacks. This WAS the idea, thanks for pointing out the weakness. Basically, yet another means to filter. But, too much work to implement. According to this, it wouldn't scale.