Real Attack Stories: The "MOP Sink" Attack

The F5 Silverline Security Operations Center (SOC) has recently seen a multi-IP protocol DDoS attack where the attackers use packets with lots of different protocols in the IP header. IP packets typically have TCP or UDP protocols, but there are up to 253 others. This attack has been named the Multiple Originating Protocols (MOP) Sink attack because it uses all the available protocols validated by IANA in the IP header. The attack is very new, but it is increasing in popularity. Watch the video to learn more!



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Published Aug 14, 2019
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