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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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Dark DDoS: hacker tools and techniques – the challenges faced

Dark DDoS: hacker tools and techniques – the challenges faced ... was also hit by one of the largest DDoS attacks when hosting company, OVH, was targeted ... An attempt to overwhelm the DNS server by flooding it with a very high ...

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Multiple DNS Providers to Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against Domain Name System (DNS) ... While DNS providers have various methods of protecting themselves ... to mitigate SYN flood attacks, which attempts to exhaust the target system's ...

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Linux 2017: With great power comes great responsibility

In 2016, Linux turned 25. When it began, it was a student project. Today, Linux runs everything. From smartphones to supercomputers to web servers ...

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The impact on network security through encrypted protocols – HTTP/2

This is mainly a concern for gateway security that is targeted to inspect incoming ... That is something interesting, as the server can proactively transmit ...

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IoT devices become new targets for cybercriminals

These DNS servers run special-purpose networking software which translate ... What is significant is that the DDoS attack originated from devices within ... intrusions being carried out against the target organisation at the same time.

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Hackers Threaten to Take Down PSN and Xbox Live on Christmas Day

It goes without saying that companies are once again prepared to see DDoS attacks targeting its servers, but we'll see how they cope with that this ...

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Tumblr outage reported in US and Europe; may be result of DDoS attack

Tumblr outage reported in US and Europe; may be result of DDoS attack ... Tumblr appears to the target of a distributed denial of service attack, with ... 80 popular websites that were hit by three separate DDoS attacks on Dyn DNS, ...

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The new age of DDoS - And we 'joked' that toasters would one day take down our banks

Then, in October, Domain Name Server (DNS) company Dyn - essentially a part of the 'internet phone book' which ... It is thought Krebs was targeted as he has exposed an Israeli group called 'vDOS' operating on the 'Dark Web' that ...

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Android Phones Under Attack as New Malware Can Root Devices, Steal Passwords

Devices running Android are being targeted by a new version of the Tordow malware, which was originally discovered earlier this year and attempts to ...

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