INVESTIGATING DDOS - ARCHITECTURE ACTORS AND ATTRIBUTION presented at blackhatUS 2016

by Elliott Peterson, Andre Correa,

Summary : DDOS attack usage has been accelerating, in terms of both attack volume and frequency. Such attacks present a major threat to enterprises worldwide. Presenters will discuss a number of novel techniques utilized by law enforcement and the private sector, to measure, study, and attribute attacks originating from sources such as embedded device botnets and booter/stresser services. Presenters will discuss the usage of honeypots to gather historical attack details, as well as best practices for conducting live DDOS attack testing. Representative PCAPs will be shown, dissected, and explain. Finally, presenters will provide examples of where these services are offered for sale, how they are purchased, and the individuals who operate them.