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Re: ICMP Attacks???????
> Short of fixing every network on the internet, does anyone have any useful > advice for what to do when smurfed? This happened to an FDT customer last > night, and it had our T1 (according to uunet) at about 500% capacity. > Obviously, until the attack stopped, our T1 wasn't too useful. I'm about > >< close to just asking uunet to block all icmp echo replies from coming > into FDT...but I know customers will complain. Then they will start blasting UDP at you. Trust me, T1 is not that bad. We periodically have DS-3s eaten up completely but it happens for such a short time that it cannot really be traced :( Alex