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Existing security can't handle DNS attacks

A DNS threat takes place when the DNS server is being attacked or used to launch an attack (a DNS server can be both the target and vector). ... 41 per cent were aware of DNS DDoS attacks and 26 per cent of DNS Zero-Day ...

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DDoS activity falls 30 per cent but Mirai-style attacks are on the rise

For example, malware last year targeted IoT toasters in order add them to ... It is a flood of DNS queries, which can lead to a denial of service for ...

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DDoS attacks down in first quarter of 2017: Akamai

DDoS attacks down in first quarter of 2017: Akamai ... a DNS query flood included in Mirai malware, targeted Akamai customers in the financial ... Most of the impacted DNS servers received queries at an even rate during the attacks, ...

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Mirai DNS Water Torture finance sector attack dominated Q1: Akamai

Mirai DNS Water Torture distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ... it reaches an authoritative DNS server, which is the real target of the attack.

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India, A Top Target For Web Application Attacks: Study

India, A Top Target For Web Application Attacks: Study ... integrating Internet of Things vulnerabilities into the fabric of DDoS botnets and malware. ... Most of the impacted DNS servers received queries at an even rate during the ...

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Akamai Releases First Quarter —…–7 State of the Internet / Security Report

Most of the impacted DNS servers received queries at an even rate during the ... The attacks can create denial of service outages by consuming the target ... DNS and NTP maintained their positions as the top three DDoS attack ...

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One for the history books: 2016's year in DDoS attacks

A DDoS attack does so by hitting the target with traffic from a botnet, which is a network of internet-connected devices that have been infected by ...

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Securing DNS Against the Threat of Things

The infamous DDoS attack on Dyn, provider of DNS services to many ... servers across the world, pretending to use the IP address of their target, ...

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One powerful letter: the difference between DoS and DDoS attacks

They're attention-grabbing behemoths, and when aimed at a DNS server or other shared ... Either way, your website would be the specific target.

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DDoS attacks abusing exposed LDAP servers on the rise

Each DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack seem to be larger than the ... As attackers expand their arsenal of reflection methods to target CLDAP ... a vulnerability in BIND's recursive DNS resolver that could be abused to allow ...

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Australian ISP Fights DDoS Attack

“Today we experienced a large DDoS attack on our DNS servers that ... of Cloud Services at NSFOCUS said that targeted attacks on DNS servers are ...

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Admins warned to filter ports with new DDoS attacks increasing

Reflection attacks use compromised hosts to overwhelm a target Web site by bouncing huge ... This is the 13th reflection-type attack Akamai has discovered on its network – attacks leveraging domain name servers (DNS) are most ...

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Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection Helps Enterprises Mitigate Against Crippling DDoS Attacks

Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection prevents a wide range of Distributed ... DNS is now the number one targeted service for application-layer attacks ...

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Russia bank Alfa Says it was Target with DNS Botnet attacks

Russia bank Alfa Says it was Target with DNS Botnet attacks ... revealed that their servers were under three cyber attacks targeting the domain name server (DNS) since mid-February. ... We've seen this with some big DDoS attacks.

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Securing DNS against threats from the Internet of Things

The simplicity with which DDoS attacks can be generated using DNS ... IP address of their target to send queries to named servers across the internet ...

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Security Think Tank: Risk of DNS attacks goes beyond websites

What are the main security risks associated with DNS and how are these ... where an individual DNS server or provider can be targeted by a DDoS ...

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What is DNS?

Due to the crucial role it plays, DNS is a high-value security target. DNS DDoS attacks can flood your DNS servers to the point of failure or hijack the ...

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Report: Internet-breaking DDoS worm traced to chief of Minecraft-focused DDoS guard firm

... employed to DDoS the servers of DNS provider Dyn and "break the Internet" by taking down ... "Someday, I plan to start my own enterprise focused on the gaming industry targeted towards game consoles and the mobile platform.".

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Internet security expert links massive botnet DDoS attacks to Minecraft disputes

... like Krebs on Security and DNS server Dyn, which then knocked Reddit, Twitter, ... "The most frequent target of the lelddos gang were web servers used to host ... Krebs goes on to write that successful Minecraft servers can rake in ...

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Security Think Tank: Add risk of DNS attack to business continuity plan

Dyn's DNS servers were flooded with over 1Tbps of data, double the volume of ... DDoS, an attacker needs to have the ability to overwhelm the target.

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