Prolexic Exposes Critical Holes In Popular DDoS Attack Toolkit, Offers Free Vulnerability Report And Threat Advisory
Who: Prolexic, the global leader in distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection services
What: Prolexic to release vulnerability report on the Dirt Jumper DDoS Toolkit family, offers first in-depth analysis of Pandora and specific DDoS mitigation techniques to neutralize it
The Dirt Jumper DDoS Toolkit is one of the most popular attack tools used today. An exclusive vulnerability disclosure report authored by PLXsert reveals critical problems with the toolkit, which could be exploited to neutralize attacks. Additionally, PLXsert will also release a threat advisory (including mitigation techniques) on the Pandora DDoS toolkit, the latest member of the Dirt Jumper family. Pandora can be used launch five different attack types, including a powerful combination DDoS attack that targets the application and infrastructure layers simultaneously.
Why: Prolexic Security Engineering and Response Team (PLXsert) will issue the vulnerability report on Dirt Jumper and a public threat advisory on Pandora, including detailed information on DDoS protection and mitigation strategies on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:00 AM ET.
Where: To receive an advance copy of the Vulnerability Report and Threat Advisory under EMBARGO or to schedule a briefing, please contact Michael Donner, SVP & CMO, at +1 (954) 620 6017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prolexic is the world’s largest, most trusted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation provider. Able to absorb the largest and most complex attacks ever launched, Prolexic restores mission-critical Internet-facing infrastructures for global enterprises and government agencies within minutes. Ten of the world’s largest banks and the leading companies in e-Commerce, SaaS, payment processing, travel/hospitality, gaming and other at-risk industries rely on Prolexic to protect their businesses. Founded in 2003 as the world’s first in-the-cloud DDoS mitigation platform, Prolexic is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida and has scrubbing centers located in the Americas, Europe and Asia. To learn more about how Prolexic can stop DDoS attacks and protect your business, please visit www.prolexic.com, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+ or follow @Prolexic on Twitter.