Prolexic issued a high alert threat advisory on NTP amplification DDoS attacks.
DNS and NTP servers are not the only publicly accessible resources that can be misused to amplify DDoS attacks.
Huawei announced the launch of its next-generation anti-DDoS solution at RSA Conference 2014.
Popular domain registrar and web hosting service Namecheap has been having trouble with an unexpected DDoS attack targeting 300 or so domains on two of their their DNS nameservers.
Itís clear then that DNS-based DDoS attacks are a growing threat, and one thatís being neglected by businesses when DNS security should really be seen as a priority because of the increasing risks.