BlackNurse DoS Attacks Can Bring Down Large Servers

In this case, it’s trivial for DDoS protection to block the attack. However, it is just another example of why DDoS protection needs to be treated separately from other networking functions. If organisations deploy dedicated DDoS protection at the network edge, in front of their perimeter security solutions, then state-exhaustion attacks such as these are removed in real-time and no longer impact their infrastructure.

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