Defending against Flooding-Based Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks : A Tutorial

  title={Defending against Flooding-Based Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks : A Tutorial},
  • Published 2002
Flooding-based distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack presents a very serious threat to the stability of the Internet. In a typical DDoS attack, a large number of compromised hosts are amassed to send useless packets to jam a victim, or its Internet connection, or both. In the last two years, it is discovered that DDoS attack methods and tools are becoming more sophisticated, effective, and also more difficult to trace to the real attackers. On the defense side, current technologies are… CONTINUE READING
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