6149Re: [decentralization] Saaf testimony
- Oct 2, 2002On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 15:07, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> coderman wrote:An obvious extension of these two ideas is to open a very large number
> > This type of DDoS is different, in that it is not relying on sheer traffic
> > to implement a DoS, but issuing a number of file requests to tie up available
> > download slots on peers sharing copyrighted content.
> > This is certainly technically feasable, and if they used a distributed network
> > themselves to implement the attacks it would be hard to defend against.
> Hm, ok, so servents stop using upload slots and instead let uploaders use
> all available bandwidth, just like standard web servers.
of idle connections to each Gnutella node, possibly exploiting hard
limits or non-scalability in the Windows 9x TCP stack.
Wes Felter - wesley@... - http://felter.org/wesley/
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