Dry Lighting Cracks against the Cloud: The Rise of the Advanced Persistent DoS (APDoS)

by Carl Herberger

So, let’s say you are up to no good and motivated to attack somebody or some organization.

After somewhat thoughtful considerations you decide you are going to launch a cyberattack to render your victim unavailable or to extort some sort of action or ransom.

However, you have a big problem to solve — — how do you get around today’s most popular Cloud Security Scrubbing Businesses?

Well, as the attacks on ProtonMail last November have demonstrated, change the profile of the attacks frequently and leverage a persistent and advanced tactic of revolving attacks geared to dumbfound detection algorithms. This is called APDoS.

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