ICYMI: Arbor’s Roland Dobbins NANOG presentation on the DD4BC extortion campaign

October 19, 2015 Arbor Networks

In this presentation, originally given at NANOG65, Arbor’s Roland Dobbins discusses details of the ongoing DDoS for Bitcoins (DD4BC) DDoS extortion campaign, which has targeted multiple organizations in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The attack methodologies, evolution of the attack campaign, and discussion of the nature of the attacker(s) is covered, along with a discussion of successful DDoS mitigation techniques which have proven effective against these attacks.

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