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Server-based zombies power souped-up DDoS assault
Servers are harder to compromise than desktop PCs, which can potentially be compromised as easily as tricking a user into opening a maliciously constructed email or visiting a dodgy website. However once compromised servers offer more horsepower and, typically, fatter pipes for throwing out spurious traffic.
Attacks launched from web servers may also be more difficult to detect. "Trace backs typically lead to a lone server at a random hosting company," Imperva warns.
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