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New application level attack bodes ill for hybrid DDoS protection

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 7, 2016.

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    Imperva has recently witnessed a new type of DDoS attack they believe might become a go-to for cyber criminals looking to take sites and services down. The attack was an application layer DDoS attack, aimed at exhausting a target server’s RAM and CPU resources. But unlike previous ones they have seen, this one was “ginormous.” “While deadly to servers, application layer attacks are not especially large in volume. Nor do they have to be, as … More →

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