The DDOS attack on DYN & RRL ?

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Oct 31 16:21:01 UTC 2016

Jim Popovitch <jimpop at> wrote:
> 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.

This blog post is a pretty good intro to how anycast can help with DDoS
mitgation, though I think Cloudflare are overstating how unique they are -
there are other older DNS services that distribute load over large anycast
clouds of commodity hardware.

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