memcached server

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2018
Recent Memcached DDoS attacks drive RDoS extortion practice

Crooks already started to blackmail companies asking for a ransom demand in Monero cryptocurrency to avoid being attacked via Memcached servers. Last week, the Github service was hit by the biggest-ever DDoS attack that peaked 1.35 Tbs by abusing the memcached protocol to power so-called memcached DDoS attacks. Researchers believe that threat actors in the wild will abuse misconfigured […]