attack Archive

Let’s talk about DDoS

I’ve been reading today a bunch of articles concerning the most recent DDoS attack with references to previous attacks like the one on Krebs Security, but I didn’t see anywhere a discussion about the actual responsibility behind the proliferation and severity of these attacks. I remember that back in the days when DDoS wasn’t this

IP blocks have become useless

I keep seeing posts on forums and also getting support requests that reference adding manual IP blocks although doing so is obsolete and useless. Ever since the botnets started to be a thing and the IP allocation space increased just to be nearly maxed out today it was pretty clear that blocking IP’s by hand