The Lazy Genius

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Interesting Read: Attackers Exploiting Flaws in Elasticsearch to Use Amazon’s Cloud Service for DDoS Attacks (July 28, 2014)

Posted by Xavier Ashe on July 29, 2014

As I browse the internet, I find security news that I find interesting. Here is one such article:

Attackers Exploiting Flaws in Elasticsearch to Use Amazon’s Cloud Service for DDoS Attacks (July 28, 2014)

Attackers have discovered a way to use Amazon cloud services to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on other websites by exploiting flaws in Elasticsearch, an open-source analytics application…….

Original article from SANS NewsBites http://ift.tt/1lSC6Pp
Original article posted on July 29, 2014 at 02:36PM

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