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New DoS attack exploits algorithms to knock sites offline

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have caused their share of online chaos in the past, from being used to target messaging service Telegram during the Hong Kong unrest to crippling emergency communication systems in the US. Now, researchers have described a new vulnerability which could affect sites all over the internet.

The exploit was detailed at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas by Nathan Hauke and David Renardy security company Two Six Labs, as reported by Wired

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