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It’s 2012 and Armageddon has arrived

Breaking Armageddon’s latest and greatest crypto reveals some interesting new functionality Armageddon is one of several notable Russian malware families that are designed exclusively for DDoS attacks; it has been on our radar screens for some time now. Its primary competitors within the market of Russian DDoS vendors are Dirt Jumper (a.k.a. RussKill), Darkness/Optima (a.k.a. Votwup), […]

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Attack of the Shuriken: Many Hands, Many Weapons

A visual sample of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS or DoS) attack tools & services compiled by Curt Wilson – Research Analyst, Arbor Networks ASERT There are a variety of popular Denial of Service attack tools that have received a fair amount of attention by the security research community, but there are many other attack tools […]

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