CDN Backfired: Amplification Attacks Based on HTTP Range Requests

Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) aim to improve network performance and protect against web attack traffic for their hosting websites. And the HTTP range request mechanism is majorly designed to reduce unnecessary network transmission. However, we …

First Disclosing a New Type of DDoS Attack on GeekPwn: RangeAMP attack

We present a novel class of HTTP amplification attack, Range-based Amplification (RangeAmp) Attacks.