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Recent Memcached Exploit can turn your VPS into a DDoS Zombie

didgit.com | Mar. 28, 2018 | 3 min read

Memcached versions before 1.5.6 had been exploited so misconfigured memcached servers could be used as zombies to start DDoS attacks. This means that your vulnerable Memcached powered VPS can be exploited so a single 15-byte request could result into a 750kb response. That is a 51,200x amplification and a DDoS exploited ream at the same time. Check out some interesting facts behind this vulnerability and how to fix it.

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