[dns-operations] Limiting DNSSEC-based amplification attacks (Was: Weird TXT record

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Wed Jun 22 08:33:14 UTC 2011

On Jun 22, 2011, at 4:14 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> Yes, rate-limiting outside of the name server seems reasonable

QoS is one of the worst things you can do during a DDoS attack (as a target or a reflection enabler) - programmatically-generated attack traffic will simply 'crowd out' the legitimate traffic.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

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