CICADAS: Congesting the Internet with Coordinated and Decentralized Pulsating Attacks

Abstract

This study stems from the premise that we need to break away from the "reactive" cycle of developing defenses against new DDoS attacks (e.g., amplification) by proactively investigating the potential for new types of DDoS attacks. Our specific focus is on pulsating attacks, a particularly debilitating type that has been hypothesized in the literature. In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2897845.2897866

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