This is Part 2 of our series on the top 5 most dangerous DDoS attacks and how you can successfully mitigate them. To read Part 1 of the series, click here. Let’s dive back in with Attack Type #4:
By now you have probably heard about Brickerbot, Hajime, and the growing problem of Internet of Things (IoT) botnets. This round-up will provide you with a number of comprehensive resources to bring you up to speed.
You no longer have to don an X-wing fighter or take a sledgehammer to a network to make the environment inoperable. A small, but growing trend called permanent denial-of-service (PDOS) attacks can do that for you and this tactic is being used more frequently to sabotage networks and exploit security flaws.