DoS Attack Classification

Dos Attack

DoS Attack Classification – There are two main kinds of attacks: denial-of-service attacks and distributed denial-of-service attacks. In distributed denial-of-service attacks, multiple compromised systems are coordinated in an attack against one target. DoS Attack Classification There are different ways to carry out denial-of-service attacks. Although there are many exploits used by attackers, the basic objectives remain the same: bandwidth consumption, network connectivity, or the destruction of configuration information. The following are representative types of denial-of-service attacks: • Smurf• Buffer overflow attack• Ping of death• Teardrop• SYN flood DoS Attack Classification…

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Prevention DoS/DDoS Attacks

Dos Attack

Prevention DoS/DDoS Attacks – Distributed attack tools leverage bandwidth from multiple systems on diverse networks to produce potent denial-of-service attacks. To a victim, an attack may appear from different source addresses, whether or not the attacker employs IP source address spoofing. Responding to a distributed attack requires a high degree of communication among Internet sites. Prevention is not straightforward because of the interdependency of site security on the Internet; the tools are typically installed on compromised systems that are outside of the administrative control of future denial-of-service attack targets. Prevention…

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