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New generation of DDoS attack has already infected hundreds of web servers
Rather than use the server as a means of distributing Denial of Service (DoS) malware to PCs, the attackers infect the servers themselves with a malicious DoS application. Then, using a simple software program with a dashboard and control panel, the hackers configure the IP, port and duration of an attack. They simply insert the URL they wish to attack, click and go. Imperva was able to acquire the source code of this application and has screenshots which show it consisted of just 90 lines of PHP code.
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