How OpenDNS Predicts Attacks When Hacker Infrastructure Is Cheap and Plenty

By Owen Lystrup On Thursday OpenDNS announced two new data science models that detect clues to an attack, and then find the attacker’s entire infrastructure. The first model titled Spike Rank (SPRank) detects spikes in network traffic using mathematical concepts that are often found in sound wave analysis, the same methods music services like Shazam and Pandora use for analyzing song patterns. The spikes SPRank finds, which indicate an attack or use of an exploit kit , then serve as fingerprints or clues for further []

Source:: Cisco Security Notice