Understanding the facts of memcached amplification attacks

Memcached payload

Fact #1: Amplifiers always were, are, and would be an issue

Fact #2: Amplification does not change or evolve. It is just the new vulnerabilities that are found

Fact #3: When something works, it works; sometimes against you

Figure 1: Memcache attack trend since December 2017. Credit: DDoSmon

Fact #4: Everything that could be fixed, should be fixed

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