21 Oct 2013

Security Visualization: Mapping DDoS Attacks Worldwide in Real-Time

Google Research’s “Big Picture Group” in collaboration with Arbor Networks and Google Ideas has developed the Digital Attack Map, an impressive utility that provides real-time visualization of global DDoS attacks. The tool also surfaces anonymous attack traffic data to let users explore historic trends and find reports of outages happening

06 Oct 2013

Distributed Nmap Port Scanning with a DNmap Megacluster

The legally dubious Carna Botnet and Internet Census 2012 took advantage of systems facing the Internet  running Telnet with the username and password root:root. Hijacking these systems enabled the anonymous security researcher(s) to quickly create a botnet of scanners that scanned the entire Internet (IPv4 range) incredibly quickly. I was curious