No Followers? No Botnet? No Problem! Asymmetric Denial of Service Attacks

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | 14.10 – 15.00 hrs | Windsor Suite (East Wing)

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Facing increasingly tougher privilege escalation defences, cybercriminals and “hacktivists” are moving to highly efficient and effective asymmetric denial of service tactics – in some cases, taking out entire server farms with a single HTTP request. This session will explore the code and design flaws behind some of the newest and deadliest of these application-level DoS vulnerabilities.


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