Hackers have found a new way to amplify the crippling effects of denial of service technique by abusing an improperly implemented tool found in almost 1 million network connected cameras, DVRs, and other Internet of things devices. The technique abuses WS Discovery, a protocol that a wide array of network devices use to automatically connect to one another. Often abbreviated as WSD, the protocol lets devices send user datagram protocol packets over port 3702 that describe the device...

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