Fourteen Internet protocols could be used for large-scale DDOS attacks; six could be used as amplifiers pushing attacks orders of magnitude beyond the norm.
SYN reflection attacks take advantage of a simple authentication method often used as an initial defense against DDoS.
More data-center operators will invest in tools that block denial-of-service attacks and other threats.
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Hackers exploiting the pingback feature in WordPress got 162,000 WP servers to DDOS another one.
New anti-Putin hacktivist group cracks Russian arms-export firm, posts (infected) 500MB of documents and passports.
Hackers are using the poor security on home routers to launch large-scale attacks on consumers, according to security firm Team Cymru.
Akamai’s State of the Internet Report showed China reclaiming the lead as a source of Internet attacks during 3Q 2013; port 445 reclaimed its spot as a favorite target.
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Most attacks come from Indonesia and China, and Safari users show up more on WiFi than cellular links, in a quarterly report on Internet activity.