Memcached servers can be hijacked for massive DDoS attacks

    Date01 Mar 2018
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    Posted ByAlex
    A flaw in the implementation of the UDP protocol for Memcached servers can allow anyone to launch a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack with little effort. The problem was first discovered by security researchers at content delivery network (CDN) specialist Cloudflare. Since then, CDN specialist Akamai and security provider Arbor Networks have also published their findings.
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