Collaborating Against Common Enemies

  title={Collaborating Against Common Enemies},
  author={Sachin Katti and Balachander Krishnamurthy and Dina Katabi},
  booktitle={Internet Measurment Conference},
This paper presents the first wide-scale study of correlated attacks, i.e., attacks mounted by the same source IP against different networks. Using a large dataset from 1700 intrusion detection systems (IDSs), we show that correlated attacks are prevalent in the current Internet; 20% of all offending sources mount correlated attacks and they account for more than 40% of all the IDS alerts in our logs. We also reveal important characteristics of these attacks. Correlated attacks appear at… CONTINUE READING
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