Carpet bomb DDoS attacks rise 300 percent
A new report shows that 2022 saw a 300 percent increase in 'carpet bomb' DDoS attacks compared to 2021. Carpet bomb attacks, also known as spread-spectrum or spray attacks, distribute traffic across large IP address spaces. Legacy technology, like standard victim-oriented detection and mitigation detection techniques, often fails to accurately identify these attacks, leading to incomplete mitigation or false positives. Legacy solutions can also simply be overwhelmed by the number of IP addresses involved. The DDoS Threat Intelligence Report from Corero Network Security also reveals over seven times as many Mirai-like DDoS attacks in 2022 than in 2021. These botnet… [Continue Reading]
17 May 2023
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