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Re: Mitigating HTTP DDoS attacks?

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Tue Mar 25 10:05:46 2008

On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 23:13:25 -0400
"Rodrick Brown" <[email protected]> wrote:

> They're a few companies that specialize in "DDOS protection type
> services" one company that comes to mind is Prolexic and their  IPN
> infrastructure protection service. Prolexic will basically absorbs all
> attacks filter out the bad data and then deliver clean traffic back to
> your network. Its completly transparent to you're clients. Its not
> cheap but i've worked with a few internet based trading companies who
> used this service to litigate DDOS attacks on their network
> infrastructure.
Prolexic was indicted about 1.5 years ago for aiding gambling sites:

Does anyone know if the indictment has been dropped?  (It should be.)
A quick poke around their site didn't show any news items saying that.

		--Steve Bellovin,