12
Sep
2016

Ready or not, here I come (or: are you DDoS ready?)

One of the main stories the previous week in cyber security is the hacking and the leaking of information from the website vDos, leading to the arrest of its (alleged) operators – two Israeli teenagers – following an international warrant issued by the FBI.

vDos, for those of you who are not familiar with it, was a “booster” service, or in other words – A DDaaS – Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) as a Service. For a certain fee, depending on your requirements in terms of attack length and volume, you could hire the service’s network of dummy machines to conduct a full scale denial of service attack.

Read more about it at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ready-here-i-come-you-ddos-yul-bahat-cissp