Counteracting TCP SYN DDoS attacks using automated model

  title={Counteracting TCP SYN DDoS attacks using automated model},
  author={Udaya Kiran Tupakula and Vijay Varadharajan and Ashok Kumar Gajam},
  journal={IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2004. GLOBECOM '04.},
  pages={2240-2244 Vol.4}
We propose modifications to the automated model to counteract TCP SYN distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks nearest to the attacking source and also discuss the prototype implementation of our technique. It should be noted that we do not solve the TCP SYN problem, but we enable the victim to differentiate between the traffic originating from good and bad network domains, trace the router that is nearest to the attacking source with a single packet, even if the source address of the… CONTINUE READING
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