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Strangely fatal UDP issue on Windows...

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One of my clients runs game servers on the cloud. They have an AWFUL lot of them and have run them for a long time. Every so often they have problems with DDOS attacks on their servers. They have upstream DDOS protection from their hosting providers but these take a while to recognise the attacks and so there's usually a period when the servers are vulnerable. Recently we've seen a DDOS on UDP that caused them problems. Initially we thought that it was a recent code release that had made the servers less stable; it was, but only in the…
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