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Re: Open Letter to D-Link about their NTP vandalism

  • From: Tony Finch
  • Date: Fri Apr 07 19:34:44 2006

On Fri, 7 Apr 2006, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
>
> Its just NTP, I can't imagine that it is *really* enough traffic to care
> all that much.

According to Richard Clayton (who helped Poul-Henning track the problem
down) it's about 37pps continuously for each stratum-1 NTP server.
(Remember there are many other servers configured into the D-Link
firmware that are also being abused.)

http://www.lightbluetouchpaper.org/2006/04/07/when-firmware-attacks-ddos-by-d-link/

Tony.
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