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a small warning about UDP

2023-10-26 00:47:08.704911+02 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

A small warning about UDP based protocols. Anything that sends more data than it receives, and doesn't validate who it's sending to, can be used for amplification attacks...

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#Comment Re: a small warning about UDP made: 2023-10-26 13:23:17.348547+02 by: brainopener

That got me checking... I can't find any good data on BCP38 adoption (certainly nothing like the ipv6 adoption dashboards).

It is really something to me that HTTP is headed to UDP.

#Comment Re: a small warning about UDP made: 2023-10-26 17:38:37.910031+02 by: Dan Lyke

Totally related: on the deck chairs of HTTP/2.

#Comment Re: a small warning about UDP made: 2023-10-26 18:32:17.273321+02 by: brainopener

Wow... Varnish big wheel saying that is quite the indictment.

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