Obtain booter/stressor subscription

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Obtain booter/stressor subscription
ID PRE-T1173
Tactic Establish & Maintain Infrastructure


Configure and setup booter/stressor services, often intended for server stress testing, to enable denial of service attacks.123

Difficulty for the Adversary

Easy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes

Explanation: Easily accessible and used to launch DDoS attacks by even novice Internet users, and can be purchased from providers for a nominal fee, some of which even accept credit cards and PayPal payments to do.


Detectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No

Explanation: Purchase of booster services is not observable; potentially can trace booster service used to origin of sale, yet not before attack is executed. Furthermore, subscription does not automatically mean foul intention.