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lecture: DDoS attack and defense
for the lulz
In this talk you'll be given a very technical overview of DDoS and mitigation techniques; their effectiveness will be evaluated with real-life examples.
DDoS attacks are a major concern for many website owners and hosting businesses. This talk will describe different effective and ineffective attacks and mitigations,
lessons learned from over ten years in the hosting business and experiencing DDoS attacks. Highlights will include snakeoil DDoS appliances, incompetent DDoS Mitigation providers,
and that Anonymous attack against the presenter's websites.
Topics: BGP, Anycast, Blackholing, Firewalling, Loadbalancing, x86 server and DDoS appliance performance.