[bf1942] DoS against port 29900
james at globalmegacorp.org
Wed Oct 12 01:39:49 EDT 2005
On 10/11/2005 9:31 PM, ScratchMonkey wrote:
> Sounds like a reflection attack. Valve's servers switched to a
> challenge-response system to shut down this kind of thing. I believe
Right, that would make sense. That would explain why blocking incoming
traffic based on the source address didn't help..
> If you spoof your source UDP address to be your victim, and send tiny
> requests to lots of game servers, they all reply and swamp the victim.
Any idea how to determine the real source address? I still have the
incoming flood, which is an irritation more than anything else..
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