Secure memcached server to avoid DDoS amplification


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Originally published at: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/secure-memcached-server-avoid-ddos-amplification/

I am worried that my Memcached server used for DDoS amplification attacks. How do I secure Memcached server on Linux or Unix-like system to avoid an attacker to exploit my Memcached services as an amplification vector, causing unexpected volumes of traffic to be sent to targeted networks? Memcached is a free and open source distributed…