Re: [linux-5] Ways to counter DDoS for TOC

From: Luther Goh Lu F.
Sent on: Monday, January 18, 2010 3:23 AM
Hi everyone, 

Thanks for the help. I have forwarded them the consolidated advice. See those who will be heading for the Jan Meetup on Blender.



----- Original Message ----
> From: Greg <[address removed]>
> To: [address removed]
> Sent: Wed, January 13,[masked]:20:17 PM
> Subject: RE: [linux-5] Ways to counter DDoS for TOC
> 
> Afternoon,
> 
> Best option is to go with offshore hosting like US or UK with large amounts
> of burstable bandwidth that can handle such DDos and Brute force attacks. No
> firewall or softwall will stop a direct hit to most providers. 
> 
> Singapore is far too expensive to buy, 1 - 2 GB Burstable Lined to be able
> to manage with such attacks.
> 
> Softlayer and theplanet maybe the best option for susceptible websites.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Greg
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Chow Loong
> Jin
> Sent: Wednesday, January 13,[masked]:32 PM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: Re: [linux-5] Ways to counter DDoS for TOC
> 
> On Wednesday 13,January,[masked]:­42 PM, Goh Lu Feng wrote:
> > Dear friends,
> > 
> > Apologies if you are getting this mail multiple times because you are
> subscribed to all 3 mailing lists.
> > 
> > I have a friend who needs some assistance to counter some DDoS attacks. Is
> anyone able to suggest some solutions for this? They are currently on shared
> hosting. Will moving to VPS hosting be sufficient, or is a dedicated server
> required? And are there any personal recommendations?
> If not already done, IP-banning via a firewall can be used if the site is
> hosted
> on a VPS or dedicated server. It won't completely solve the issue, but it
> should
> mitigate it a little.
> 
> -- 
> Kind regards,
> Chow Loong Jin
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on
> this mailing list ([address removed])
> http://www.meetup...­
> This message was sent by Chow Loong Jin ([address removed]) from The
> Singapore Linux Meetup Group.
> To learn more about Chow Loong Jin, visit his/her member profile:
> http://www.meetup...­
> To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here:
> http://www.meetup...­
> Meetup Inc. PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] |
> [address removed]
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on this 
> mailing list ([address removed])
> http://www.meetup...­
> This message was sent by Greg ([address removed]) from The Singapore Linux 
> Meetup Group.
> To learn more about Greg, visit his/her member profile: 
> http://www.meetup...­
> To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here: 
> http://www.meetup...­
> Meetup Inc. PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] | 
> [address removed]



      

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy