New Attack Vector Can Amplify DDoS by 55x

This new vector has some pretty serious implications. From this technique, Corero has seen an average amplification factor of 46x and a peak of 55x from what they are used to. Combine this with a botnet the size of Mirai, which was used in the recent attack against Brian Krebs’ website, and Corero claims the amplification can reach unprecedented levels.

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