Tag: DDoS

New Leet Botnet Generating Huge DDoS Floods
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New Leet Botnet Generating Huge DDoS Floods

A new botnet that is capable of some of the larger DDoS attacks ever seen has emerged in the last few days, launching floods of up to 650 Gbps and using a unique payload that researchers say is effective at evading security systems. The network came to light on Dec. […]

Researchers Warn of BlackNurse Low-Volume DDoS Attacks
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Researchers Warn of BlackNurse Low-Volume DDoS Attacks

The recent wave of high-profile DDoS attacks against hosting providers, telecoms, and other targets have been among the most powerful ever seen, but researchers say there’s a relatively new DDoS technique being used by some attackers that uses much lower volumes of attack traffic and can keep even well-protected targets […]