CharGen


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CharGenCharacter Generator Protocol (Internet communications)
CharGenCharacter Generation (roleplaying)
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Neither CHARGEN nor NTP attack vectors were detected in QI 20 13 but accounted for 23 percent of all infrastructure attacks mitigated by Prolexic in QI 2014.
We witness all forms of DDoS attacks today which includes high volume attacks, CHARGEN (UDP port 19) amplification attacks, NTP attacks, SYN and DNS floods, DNS amplification, application layer attacks, SSL-encrypted web page resources and content etc.
DNS, UDP, and UDP fragmentation floods, as well as CHARGEN, were the attack vectors that showed the most adoption in 2013