DDoS Mitigation – 10/Mar/2018

At approx. 1:00pm today, we received a DDoS attack against our primary authorative nameserver (ns3).

This DDoS attack was a memcached amplification attack which saturated our external connections and caused packet loss to our Bolton and Manchester networks.

By 1:30pm, we had filtered the traffic and all packet loss should have disappeared.

We also saw an additional DDoS attack of the same type and destination at around 2:00pm but this was filtered before causing any packet loss.


We will continue to monitor and mitigate where possible.

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