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Millions of Vulnerable Routers aiding Massive DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks

Millions of Vulnerable Routers aiding Massive DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks

April 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is becoming more sophisticated and complex with the increase in the skills of attackers ...
Anti-DDoS Services Abused to Carry Out DDoS Attack with 1.5 Billion Requests/Minute

Anti-DDoS Services Abused to Carry Out DDoS Attack with 1.5 Billion Requests/Minute

May 12, 2014Mohit Kumar
Till Now the Internet was encountering the traditional Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks , where a large number of compromise...
DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

June 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
Hackers are leveraging large number of compromised machines (a botnet network) to carry out massive DNS Flood DDoS attack against a lar...
Google Public DNS Server Spoofed for SNMP based DDoS Attack

Google Public DNS Server Spoofed for SNMP based DDoS Attack

September 16, 2014Wang Wei
The Distributed Denial of Service ( DDoS ) attack is becoming more sophisticated and complex, and, according to security experts , the n...
Massive 167Gbps DDoS attacks against Banking and Financial Institutions

Massive 167Gbps DDoS attacks against Banking and Financial Institutions

May 31, 2013Mohit Kumar
DDoS attackers attempted to bring down an Banking services earlier this week using one of the largest Distributed denial of service attack u...
Memcached Servers Abused for Massive Amplification DDoS Attacks

Memcached Servers Abused for Massive Amplification DDoS Attacks

February 27, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals have figured out a way to abuse widely-used Memcached servers to launch over 51,000 times powerful DDoS attacks than thei...
Who Needs a Botnet when you have a 4 Gbps DDoS Cannon?

Who Needs a Botnet when you have a 4 Gbps DDoS Cannon?

April 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
In recent months the DDoS world has shifted from complex small scale Botnet attacks to much larger network based DDoS attacks , perpet...
World's 3rd Largest Chinese Bitcoin exchange hit by 100Gbps DDoS attack

World's 3rd Largest Chinese Bitcoin exchange hit by 100Gbps DDoS attack

October 17, 2013Wang Wei
In March of this year, we saw the first ever 300 Gigabit DDoS attack , which was possible due to a DNS Reflection Amplification attack again...
Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

March 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Two separate proofs-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for Memcached amplification attack have been released online that could allow even scri...
World's biggest DDoS attack that Almost Broke the Internet

World's biggest DDoS attack that Almost Broke the Internet

March 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
The last week has seen probably the largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack ever. A massive 300Gbps was thrown against Interne...
Millions of WordPress sites exploitable for DDoS Attacks using Pingback mechanism

Millions of WordPress sites exploitable for DDoS Attacks using Pingback mechanism

May 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
Distributed Denial of Service attacks have increased in scale, intensity and frequency. The wide range of motives for these attacks pol...
SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

May 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The DDoS techniques have massively increased with the attackers becoming more skillful at working around the network security. A massive...
New Rapidly-Growing IoT Botnet Threatens to Take Down the Internet

New Rapidly-Growing IoT Botnet Threatens to Take Down the Internet

October 20, 2017Wang Wei
Just a year after Mirai —biggest IoT-based malware that caused vast Internet outages by launching massive DDoS attacks—completed its fir...
Largest Ever 400Gbps DDoS attack hits Europe uses NTP Amplification

Largest Ever 400Gbps DDoS attack hits Europe uses NTP Amplification

February 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is the one of favourite weapon for the hackers to temporarily suspend services of a hos...
1.7 Tbps DDoS Attack — ​Memcached UDP Reflections Set New Record

1.7 Tbps DDoS Attack — ​Memcached UDP Reflections Set New Record

March 05, 2018Mohit Kumar
The bar has been raised. As more amplified attacks were expected following the record-breaking 1.35 Tbps Github DDoS attack , someone h...
Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

October 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After successful in launching reflection and amplification Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks by abusing various protocols su...
Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

October 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Guess how many devices participated in last Friday's massive DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn that caused vast internet outage? Ju...
BitTorrent Fixes Reflective DDoS Attack Security Flaw

BitTorrent Fixes Reflective DDoS Attack Security Flaw

August 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Two weeks ago, we reported how a serious flaw in the popular peer-to-peer BitTorrent file sharing protocols could be exploited to carry ...
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