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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#405 600,000 TFTP servers can be abused for reflection DDoS attacks
Reflection DDoS attacks, also known as R-DDoS, DRDoS, or Distributed Reflective Denial of Service attacks, are a more dangerous version of regular DDoS attacks.

Reflection DDoS attacks rely on an attacker sending traffic to an intermediary point with a bad return address (the victim's IP). By crafting malformed network traffic packets, and abusing flaws in a protocol or server setup, this traffic is then sent to the return address (the victim's IP) multiple times over. The number of times a p
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#408 Encrypted WhatsApp voice calls frustrate new court-ordered wiretap
#407 Windows 10 upgrade reportedly starting automatically on sindows 7 PCs
#406 Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal WiFi hotspots
#405 600,000 TFTP servers can be abused for reflection DDoS attacks
#404 Critical bug in libotr could open users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin to compromise
#403 Skype co-founder launches end-to-end encrypted 'Wire' app
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