DESCRIPTION LAST UPDATED: 2023-12-27
DEFAULT SEVERITY LEVEL: HIGH
Exposed RDPEUDP services can be used as reflectors in DDoS amplification attacks. The response to the initial request packet is amplified ~28 times, with the protocol sending that response 3 times. As of January 2021, this service has been found to be abused in ongoing network attacks.
The scan was first announced in a January 25th 2021 blog entry here.
Severity levels are described here.
For more information on our scanning efforts, check out our Internet scanning summary page.