At the time of this post, I had limited exposure to ASA 9.2 code and particularly using FQDN access-lists. Essentially what you can do is create an object with the Fully Defined Domain Name (FQDN) of a domain nested within. You can create multiple of these and place them inside a single object-group to keep things tidy (and you should!).…

The average attack sizes for DNS, NTP, SSDP and Chargen reflection amplification attacks all increased in Q2 2015. According to Arbor Networks, which found that the largest attack monitored in Q2 was a 196Gbps UDP flood, which it characterized as a large, but no longer uncommon, attack size.   Source: Global DDoS Attacks Grow in Size and Speed What a…