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It's official: the average DDoS attack size is increasing

2015/07/22

Help Net Security - (International) Arbor Networks reported analysis from Quarter 2, 2015 global distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack data revealing that the average size of attacks increased, and that the majority of large volumetric attacks leveraged Network Time Protocol (NDP), Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP), and Domain Name System (DNS) servers for reflecting amplification, among other findings.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18651

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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