[tor-relays] could Tor devs provide an update on DOS attacks?

starlight.2017q4 at binnacle.cx starlight.2017q4 at binnacle.cx
Sat Dec 30 20:33:23 UTC 2017

I realize we're in the middle of the Christmas / New Year dead week, but it would be great one of the developers could says something (anything) about the ongoing denial-of-service attacks.

My node crashed a second time a fews days back, and while the second iteration of hardening appears have held, I see many others crack under the stress.  If one opens a control channel and issues

   setevents extended orconn

volumes of

   650 ORCONN ... LAUNCHED ID=nnnn

messages appear.  First I though these were operators with some new mitigation, but finally realized the relays are crashed and have not yet dropped off the consensus.

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