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Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 16:02:15 -0500
From: Jordon Bedwell <envygeeks@...il.com>
To: Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu
Cc: Full Disclosure List <full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk>,
 Jann Horn <jann+couchdb-dev@...jh.net>
Subject: Re: Who's behind limestonenetworks.com AKA DDoS
	on polipo(8123)

On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 3:56 PM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu> wrote:
> (a) Because 75% of the Internet doesn't allow spoofing of source addresses,
> and (b) Although there's a chance that one machine throwing 3,000 SYN
> packets a second will show up on somebody's network monitor, you're never
> going to see 3,000 network monitors pop on 1 SYN packet per second.
>
> And oh yeah, (c) sometimes you don't want to spoof the connection but
> want to actually *make* the connection, in order to send them stuff that
> will consume even more system resources than just a dangling half-open
> connection....

Pretty sure you just reiterated what he implied.

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