Millions of UPnP Devices Risk DDoS Attacks

Millions of UPnP Devices Risk DDoS Attacks

A vulnerability in the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Internet protocol exposes millions of internet devices to Distributed Denial of services (DDOs) attacks according to a security advisory report issued by Akamai- an internet infrastructure firm. According to Akamai, attackers use reflection and amplification DDoS attacks to exploit  the Simple Service discovery Protocol(SSD) – a standard …

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