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A trio of researchers from Bloodspear Research Group will introduce a new proof-of-concept tool that brings distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to the next level by effectively bypassing today's commercial DDoS mitigation tools through a technique they describe as "emulating legit traffic characteristics." They'll also propose some new countermeasures that could stop the type of attack they'll describe.
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