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Reflection DDoS attacks abusing RPC Portmapper

2015/08/18

Threatpost - (International) Officials from Level 3 Communications observed attackers utilizing Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Portmapper services for reflection distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks between June and August, representing a new and effective method for bandwidth saturation.

Source: https://threatpost.com/reflection-ddos-attacks-abusing-rpc-portmapper/114318

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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