Rent to Pwn: Analyzing Commodity Booter DDoS Services

@article{Karami2013RentTP,
  title={Rent to Pwn: Analyzing Commodity Booter DDoS Services},
  author={Mohammad Karami and Damon McCoy},
  journal={;login:},
  year={2013},
  volume={38}
}
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, the practice by which a malicious party attempts to disrupt a host or network service, has become an increasingly common and effective method of attack. In this article, we summarize what we have learned while investigating the phenomenon of what are called booter or stresser services. These booter services began as a tool used by video-game players to gain an advantage by slowing or disrupting their opponents network connection for a short period… CONTINUE READING

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