DDoS attacks enter new frontier with Portmapper

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Amplification distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have worked well for the past couple of years – particularly when it comes to Network Time Protocol (NTP) attacks – and have gained traction among less tech savvy individuals due to the release of automated tools. 

Over this past summer, however, a new attack vector has caught on, and while it's still used relatively infrequently, at least one security firm believes it'll soon be extremely prominent.

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