Author: Sohrab Hashemi

Sohrab Hashemi

About: Sohrab Hashemi

Sohrab Hashemi is the Senior Product Manager for SonicOS at SonicWall. Prior to this role, Sohrab was the Senior Engineering Manager at SonicWall, managing test efforts for SonicOS & WXA. Before joining the SonicWall team, Sohrab held engineering positions at Code Green, Blue Coat, Shoretel and 8x8. Sohrab holds an MBA and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from San Jose State University.

Whenever there’s talk of a DDoS (distributed denial-of service) attack, network administrators think of multiple systems flooding a network device from various locations on the internet. However, when it comes to BlackNurse, a new & quite different type of DDoS, a single laptop can launch the attack to bring down the gateway firewall!