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A New DDoS Reflection Attack: Portmapper; An Early Warning to the Industry

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The faster those of us in the security and network operator space can detect a new attack vector, the faster we can come up with ways to slow or stall the growth of that method. To accomplish this, Level 3 monitors threat indicators across our network and looks for trends in attacks that we mitigate for our customers. We are also in a unique position as a global backbone operator to often see multiple stages of the attack, not just the final stage targeting the victim. This allows us to block ….

 

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