Taming the 800 Pound Gorilla: The Rise and Decline of NTP DDoS Attacks
Internet Measurement Conference, pp. 435-448, 2014.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks based on Network Time Protocol (NTP) amplification, which became prominent in December 2013, have received significant global attention. We chronicle how this attack rapidly rose from obscurity to become the dominant large DDoS vector. Via the lens of five distinct datasets, we characterize the...More
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