DDoS defences spiked by CloudPiercer tool - paper

70% of sites trying to hide true IP address cough their secrets.
Darren Pauli:
The real IP addresses of some 70 per cent of websites protected by popular distributed denial of service attack protection providers like CloudFlare, Prolexic and Incapsula can be revealed using a simple web tool built on newly uncovered flaws, according to a recent paper.
Sensitive websites admins wishing to protect against attackers are now exposed, according to the researchers, thanks to a tool published as part of research into how cloud-based security providers’ efforts to cloak customer IP addresses can be mitigated.
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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/


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