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It just got much easier to wage record-breaking DDoSes
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It just got much easier to wage record-breaking DDoSes

It just got much easier to wage distributed denial-of-service attacks of once-unthinkable sizes, thanks to the public release of two ready-to-run exploits that abuse poorly secured memcached servers to flood targets with record amounts of junk traffic. As Ars reported last week, DDoSers last month started bouncing specially developed traffic off of so-called memcached servers,…