There is a piece of bad news for anyone using Hadoop for data analytics. According to Radware Research team (25 Oct 2018), they have found a new botnet out targeting Hadoop clusters seeking to perform DDoS attacks.
(NOTE: Hadoop, which is an open source distributed processing framework, allows for the distributed processing of massive amounts of data and computation across clusters of computers using simple programming models).
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Security teams should also look to invest in mitigation tools and services that specialize in defending against a DDoS attack. Also, it is important to consider whether the Hadoop is necessary to connect to the Internet to reduce the chance of exposure for attack.