What is a DNS DDoS amplification attack?

DNS based amplification attacks are constantly in the news at the moment, but what are they and why are they so effective? Watch this short video by Paul Roberts for a quick explanation.

 

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About Paul Roberts

Paul has spent his entire career within the IT industry and since 1997 has been deploying DNS, DHCP and IPAM solutions globally. Paul is a regular guest speaker at exhibitions and seminars.

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