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BitTorrent patch throttles reflective DDoS attacks

2015/08/27

Threatpost - (International) BitTorrent released a patch addressing a libuTP protocol vulnerability that could allow attackers to carry out User Datagram Protocol (UDP) distributed reflection denial-of-service (DRDoS) attacks.

Source: https://threatpost.com/bittorrent-patch-throttles-reflective-ddos-attacks/114446

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.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:06