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Be careful what you ask for...

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As I mentioned in May last year, I'd was having trouble with a client's system where a UDP DDOS was causing Windows Server machines to use all available non-paged pool and then blue screen. The issue could be reproduced with, what I thought at the time was, a minimal test program that simply created a UDP socket, bound it to a port and then didn't do anything with it. If something sent a stream of datagrams to that port then non-paged pool usage would grow in an uncontrolled manner until the box became unusable and eventually died. The client's DDOS…
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