[Full-disclosure] THC SSL DOS tool released
coderman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 22:37:16 GMT 2011
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 8:15 AM, BH <lists at blackhat.bz> wrote:
>> To make it more difficult to DOS servers using SSL, the protocol could
>> somehow be modified to challenge the client with some useless** ...
> One problem I can foresee with this is a way to scale this in a secure
no syn cookies for TLS :( yet, they mention proper fix on page:
disable renegotiation. use hw accel.
speaking of GPUs: http://shader.kaist.edu/sslshader/
there are HSM+Accel cards that do 70k+ sessions/sec if you want the
hardware protection for your secrets in addition to performance.
what i really want to know!
when does thc-ssl-dos get GPU support?
"Taking on larger server farms who make use of SSL Load balancer
required 20 average size laptops and about 120kbit/sec of traffic." -
what kind of shitty LB was this? an old as dirt F5 BigIP?
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