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Re: Mitigating HTTP DDoS attacks?

  • From: Roland Dobbins
  • Date: Mon Mar 24 18:40:08 2008
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On Mar 25, 2008, at 5:02 AM, Mike Lyon wrote:

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

There are devices available today from different vendors (including Cisco, full disclosure) which are intelligent DDoS-'scrubbers' and which can deal with more sophisticated types of attacks at layer-7, including HTTP and DNS. S/RTBH is also an option, keeping in mind some of the caveats you mentioned (staying mindful of attacking hosts behind proxies, botted hosts of legit customers, et. al.).

Roland Dobbins <[email protected]> // + mobile

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