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Re: New form of packet attack named Stream

  • From: Steve Sobol
  • Date: Wed Jan 26 00:28:50 2000

Paul Vixie wrote:
> Someone from ISC ran it against F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET for a while, and while the
> gross CPU usage went up, the rate of DNS response generation did not change.
> Thus we concluded that a 4-CPU Alpha ES40 running Tru64 5.0 is "safe".

Jeesh. I'd sure hope a 4-CPU machine wouldn't take too much of a hit. :)

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