A Survey of Trends in Massive DDoS Attacks and Cloud-Based Mitigations

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks today have been amplified into gigabits volume with broadband Internet access; at the same time, the use of more powerful botnets and common DDoS mitigation and protection solutions implemented in small and large organizations' networks and servers are no longer effective. The authors' survey provides an in-depth study on the current largest DNS reflection attack with more than 300 Gbps on Spamhaus.org. They have reviewed and analyzed the current most popular DDoS attack types that are launched by the hacktivists.

Provided by: Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center Topic: Security Date Added: May 2014 Format: PDF

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