It's believed that SPDY is a huge DDoS vector by itself

SplitIce mat999 at
Tue Jan 28 20:59:27 UTC 2014

I would like to second this.

On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 11:03 PM, JackB <nginx-forum at> wrote:

> The subject is a quote of Maxim Dounin in a discussion found here:
> It would be nice to have a detailed list of SPDY functionality that could
> be
> used as a DDoS vector. And it would be even better, to have an nginx
> configuration example to workaround each problem without simply disabling
> features.
> Last, should there be a default configuration in nginx/spdy which prevents
> the abuse for DDoS attacks?
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks.
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