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RE: WP: Attack On Internet Called Largest Ever
On Wed, 23 Oct 2002, Greg Pendergrass wrote: > There has been a lot about what did not happen yesterday, but how about some > details about what did happen? Was it a ping flood, syn-flood, smurf, or > some combination of types? Were the zombie machines windows, linux, or both? > Some of the root servers were affected more than others, why? Was it that > there was more ddos traffic directed at them, or that they had less hardware > and network resources? And, calling a recent thread to attention: were the packets from valid sources or were they spoofed, and if so, what was the source address distribution like?