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Re: FBI bust DDoS 'Mafia'
On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 01:21:21AM -0700, John Obi wrote: > > It's not not OT, or about politics. > > It's not about they are guilty or not since I Don't > care. > > It's about that "the FBI finally cares, and will bust > the script kiddies." > > This will scare them and will decrease the DDoS > attacks from now and on. D/DoS is a fact of life that happens continuously non-stop. FBI intervening here probably may have certain effect in general atmosphere among the packet kiddies, but there is no solid data that says DDoS attacks have decreased. > > So ISPs and NSPs should work more with FBI and such > parties to decrease the DDoS. More like, ISP and NSP's should start with things like BCP38/uRPF on their edge boxes, and start deploying features & systems that assist their customers in the event of DDoS (e.g. bgp blackhole). -J -- James Jun TowardEX Technologies, Inc. Technical Lead Network Design, Consulting, IT Outsourcing email@example.com Boston-based Colocation & Bandwidth Services cell: 1(978)-394-2867 web: http://www.towardex.com , noc: www.twdx.net