Remote Workers and the Rise of OpenVPN Amplification DDoS Attacks

Corero Network Security

Published November 2020


Since the widespread lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people worldwide have begun working from home and many of them are using virtual private networks (VPNs) to connect to their corporate office networks.

Corero has observed an increase in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and targets across their customer base since the latter part of Q1 2020, which they believe correlates with the increase in remote working.

Download this whitepaper to learn more about:

  • How OpenVPN is used for DDoS attacks
  • The potential risks of OpenVPN reflection attacks
  • The importance of comprehensive visibility into DDoS attacks

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