Europe Suffered the Largest DDoS AttackAdded: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Security experts confirmed that a content delivery network provider was recently hit by the largest denial of service attack in the world. The attackers used a Network Time Protocol (NTP) Reflection attack that exploited a flaw in the way that the Internet works to greatly amplify small and ineffective assaults.
The victim of the hacker attack was CloudFlare, which is actually meant to protect websites and providers from DDoS attacks itself. Thus far it is not clear how many sites and users were affected, but one of the networking hosts located in France reported a 350Gbps DDoS attack during the assault.
According to CloudFlare CEO, the attack tipped 400Gbps, which is at least 100Gbps larger than the previous record DDoS attack. The latter used DNS reflective amplification. CloudFlare claimed that “someone’s got a big, new cannon” and sadly suggested that this attack was the “start of ugly things to come”.
In the meantime, the fact that the intruders used NTP became a huge headache for security experts trying to find out who did it. The matter is that the initial requests which kick off the attacks are spoofed. In case the hacker sends 100Mbps of spoofed NTP traffic, it can cause up to 5.8Gbps of malicious traffic to strike the spoofed target.
Security experts also point out that early versions of the hack have already taken down gaming streaming servers, which were used by professional gamers for EA and League of Legends. Although DDoS protection services are able to help to mitigate the impact of NTP DDoS attack, security specialists claim that administrators have to correct Internet configuration mistakes which squash the attack vector. The experts say that all you need to do to stem the flow of NTP-based DDoS is to make the simplest configuration changes to firewalls and NTP servers. However, this seems to be out of the league of many to sort out.
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Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
|posted by (2014-02-25 01:52:59)|
|Jewish Zionist contolled media? Either Piss off or shut up will you!!!!|
|posted by (2014-02-25 09:31:40)|
Got a chip on your shoulder have we? Or perhaps your white sheet is being washed! Is that the school bus I can hear? Do you actually think the "entertainment industry" would launch a DDoS attack on Europe. It would be a bit self-defeating don't you think!
|You can't beat a good conspiracy theory in my book! ...unfortunately there is none to be found in these comments.|
Carjacker I suggest it might be an idea to stick to the hate sites where chances are this sort of drivel will be liked more.
|Guess you missed all the comments on goggle about the quote from Tzipora Menache being a hoax and a misquote to fit other's ideology? (do a search by name) it took me less than 2 minutes to glean that fact... maybe you're not as learned on this subject as you thought.|
I'm not going to wish you a good day, I'm not a hypocrite and I don't believe for a second you deserve one.
|Carjacker Smoke some Herb and chill or have the Jews and US government taken over that too?.....|
|posted by (2014-02-26 06:43:54)|
|@Carjacker: Take it cool man. You might be wright with some things, but I am sure nobody writing here knows the 100% truth about conspiracy.|
The truth: Conspiracies always (maybe 90% of all time - so we do not become absolutists about the truth) existed. People done those conspiracies. Those people had to belong to some nation or/and religion or a form of belief. It does not have to be all jews and it is impossible that all jews are part of some sort of conspiracy. They have to have some good working common folks and moral too.
So, the fact that some jews are behaving like non-human beings against human beings ... well, it might be true that this kind on anti-humans exists in every government on this planet.
PS: Do not waste time with "these guys" on internet. They are just brain washed mental clones. They are somnambulists into their own life... they just have a usage of vocabulary but do not express anything... do not get upset on the usage of vocabulary, because it does not have the meaning it suppose to have ... because is just usage of vocabulary and nothing more (no offense => no Irony, no Mockery, no Essence, no Truth /no IMET) => (IMET => I MET / I'M ET) ... Do you see? Just a play of words. No essence, no truth ... just a word play, just a vocabulary usage.
|posted by (2014-02-26 11:15:39)|
|@Carjacker: I'll do something I rarely do. Write a second message to something that my first message should have burnout my contribution to comment on this subject.|
I really think that you should see that 99% of people talking about conspiracies ... do just that... talk. Apparently, they cannot do anything else about these conspiracies, but to "cry out in the wild(internet)" about the "evil out there, watching here". Just rolling words on internet would not stop the smallest conspiracy. If the ones, preoccupied about this subject, all they can do is speak about ... they are just other incapable people in giving and applying an accurate solution.
So you can do something about it, it must be good and not evil, constructive and not destructive, be an angel and not a devil.
These "guys" have a working conspiracy, in actual facts, not just mere words. These anti-human conspiracies will be stopped by people's good actions/facts/doings and not just by using words.
Work, no words! That's how conspiracies work ... by actually working to apply them; you also have to work to stop them ... not just words... work!
More mouth shut and more action!
After you have read this, you could see (probably), that people willing do to this "good work" need more luck than the "sleeping flock".
|I would like to apologize to you guys for having to read carjackers racist crap, I missed it somehow but his hateful comments are now deleted and you shouldnt have to put up with that crap, this is a torrent site not a Klan meeting. Thanks|
|somebody probably got pissed off at cloudflare... which is understandable. its frustrating when their captcha doesn't work.|
|The sad thing, is that these DoS attacks don’t seem to really achieve anything except for crippling the business that is targeted. I don’t see the point in hackers doing this. Why keep Yahoo users from being able to access their email? What do they really have to gain from that? I don’t think the solution is to just do away with cloud computing altogether, but I do hope that security continues to get better.|
|posted by (2014-03-08 13:53:43)|
|@19tommy59: Thank you for the intervention. His/Hers comments were flaming/burning the communication. An informative article should not be a motive to communicate with hate. But, if so, in this case, people from CloudFlare should be the first ones to start doing it.||
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