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RTBH links (and thanks for the acronym :)

One of the comments to my Sunday post mentioned RTBH. Obviously I'm not geeky enough, as I had to ask uncle Google for help (but don't worry, I'll work on my geekiness factor :).

The search results produced a few very interesting links, among them a well-structured presentation on RTBH that refers to a paper describing how you can detect remote DoS attacks with the backscatter analysis (assuming the attackers are randomly spoofing source IP addresses).


  1. Ivan, the URL referenced in this blog entry is no longer valid.

    I got the following error:

    The requested resource
    is no longer available on this server and there is no forwarding address. Please remove all references to this resource.

  2. The link is incorrect -- just go to:

    And you'll get a copy of the PDF.

  3. Fixed the link (forgot the http:// prefix). Thanks for the notice!


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Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354 Emeritus, is an independent network architect. He has been designing and implementing large-scale data communications networks as well as teaching and writing books about advanced technologies since 1990. See his full profile, contact him or follow @ioshints on Twitter.