Unplanned outage: Denial of Service attack affecting multiple locations, 3/2/2009, 1455-1505

David Crowe, Jr. crowed at nero.net
Mon Mar 2 15:21:32 PST 2009


NERO experienced a massive denial of service attack that appears to have
been directed against one customer but caused general Internet access
issues for nearly all customers and particularly in Hermiston,
Pendleton, La Grande, Baker City, Bend and WOU in Monmouth.

At its peak, this DDoS appears to have hit nearly 1M pps and a 300Mbps
load of traffic.

We have mitigated the current attack but will keep an eye out for
additional issues.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact the NERO NOC at:

email: noc at nero.net
voice: 541.346.6376

Thanks,

David

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David Crowe, Jr.                        Email:      crowed at nero.net
Director, NERO Network                  Phone:      541.346.1698
UO Computing Center                     FAX:        541.346.4397
1225 Kincaid
Eugene, OR 97401                        GPG Key ID: 9DEDD126

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