“Smurf” and “Fraggle” trend
Smurf attacks are still “in style” for
attackers - Fraggle released March ‘98
Significant advances made in reducing
the effects
Education campaigns through the use of white
paper and other education by NOCs has
reduced the average “smurf” or “fraggle” attack
from 80 Mbits/sec to less than 5 Mbits/sec
Most attacks can still inundate a T1 link