[Operators] DDoS attacks against jabber.org

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Feb 7 17:03:35 UTC 2014


On 2/7/14, 9:52 AM, Mathias Ertl wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 04:16:33PM +0100, Marco Cirillo wrote:
>> Given the insistence... I just ended restricting room creation on
>> conference.lightwitch.org to the parent domain's users which sorted
>> it.
>
> We did the same, but that solved the issue only for a little while. Now we
> have dedicated accounts set up that just create 100+ MUCs and then other
> accounts with similar usernames on other servers also get admin rights (we
> block those as well, btw).

It sees best to lock down MUC creation so that only server admins can do it.

Peter

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