What is memcrashed?
Memcrashed is a Memcached DDoS exploit tool written in Python that allows you to send forged UDP packets to a list of Memcached servers obtained from Shodan.
This is related to the recent record-breaking Memcached DDoS attacks that are likely to plague 2018 with over 100,000 vulnerable Memcached servers showing up in Shodan.
Requirements for Memcrashed Memcached DDoS Exploit Tool
The only thing you need installed is Python 3.x
apt-get install python3
You also require to have Scapy and Shodan modules installed
pip3 install scapy-python3
pip3 install shodan
Using Shodan API
This tool requires you to own an upgraded Shodan API.
You may obtain one for free in Shodan if you sign up using a .edu email