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Re: Increase in traffic to/from DSL subs since August?
Jared B. Reimer wrote:
Welchia would generate large amounts of traffic from the subscribers but not really that
much towards them because it sends itīs traffic to random IP prefixes, thus possibility
of hitting local prefixes is not that great. (cannot remember if it had some bias)
Most consumer heavy networks which used to have spare capacity in the DSL
access enjoy instant traffic growth if they or their upstream upgrades their peers,
making more bandwidth available to p2p applications.
And last, not least, zombierunners from certain netblocks probably send instructions to
your users to spew messages around the world advertising their wares.
Just as a side note, we recently announced product to automatically
sandbox and un-sandbox infected machines. Works with dynamic