Basecamp, formerly known as 37signals, has managed to largely mitigate a DDoS attack that started today (March 24) at 8:46 central time and which made its services unavailable for users for a few hours.
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.