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automatic rtbh trigger using flow data

On Sun 2018-Sep-02 10:09:32 +0700, Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:

>On 1 Sep 2018, at 1:43, Hugo Slabbert wrote:
>>Generally on the TCP side you can try SYN or ACK floods, but you're 
>>not going to get an amplified reflection.
>Actually, TCP reflection/amplification has been on the increase; the 
>attacker is guaranteed at least 4:1 amplification in most 
>circumstances, the number of reflectors/amplifiers is for all 
>practical purposes infinite, and they're mostly legitimate, 
>non-broken services/applications.

Fair.  I guess in terms of common reflect/amp vector at $dayjob we just see 
UDP-based significantly more frequently on large volumetric attacks given 
the amp factor on some vectors is so huge.

Some relevant reading I need to revisit:

>And as always, it's important to note that with all 
>reflection/amplification attacks, the root of the issue is the lack of 
>universal source-address validation (SAV).  Without the ability to spoof, 
>there would be no reflection/amplification attacks.

ACK, pun intended.

>Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net>

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