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Re: WANTED: ISPs with DDoS defense solutions
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 05:28:07PM -0400, email@example.com wrote: > > > > > I'm all for raising the bar on attackers and having end networks implement > > > proper source filtering, but even with that 1000 nt machines pinging 2 > > > packet per second is still enough to destroy a T1 customer, and likely > > > with 1500 byte packets a T3 customer as well. You can't stop this without > > > addressing the host security problem... > > > > Do you believe backbone networks should do nothing? > > I'm not sure what you are saying here, backbones do do > something, the problem is that it's easy to fill up a T1. *really* easy. I was asking about Chris's use of "having end networks implement proper source filtering" implying that backbones should not do so.