SSDP actually stands for “Simple Service Discovery Protocol,” but the post gives a good overview of security/DDoS issues arising from design problems with the Internet, including reflection and amplification.
DEFCON talk recap: Svea Eckert and Andreas Dewes crunched “anonymized” browsing data collected from Chrome extensions that tracked German users’ web activity. They linked 3 million German citizens to their browsing data (including porn and drug habits), and said doing so was “trivial.” File this under “Dept. of Not Surprised.”
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