CLDAP Reflection DDoS

Provided by Akamai

Category Cybercrime

Type Analyst Report

Length 8

Publish Date March 29 2017

Date posted May 31 2017


Akamai has been detecting and mitigating CLDAP attacks since October, 2016 after the method was observed producing DDoS attacks. The attack was revealed to be capable of impressive amplification factors, primarily targeting the gaming, software and technologies industries. This report from Akamai provides an in-depth overview of these CLDAP attacks, paying particular attention to the distribution of sources, methods of attacks and the target industries that were observed.

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