The DDOS attack on DYN & RRL ?

Jim Popovitch jimpop at
Mon Oct 31 14:53:47 UTC 2016

On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:25 AM, Matthew Seaman
<m.seaman at> wrote:
> This despite the fact that Dyn has a global anycast network with
> plenty of bandwidth, points of presence all round the world and
> each POP contains a bunch of top-of-the-line servers.

It seems to me that anycast is probably much worse in the Mirai botnet
scenario unless each node is pretty much as robust as a traditional
unicast node.

-Jim P.

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