Protection Against DDoS Attacks Based On Traffic Level Measurements

  title={Protection Against DDoS Attacks Based On Traffic Level Measurements},
  author={Boldizs{\'a}r Bencs{\'a}th and Istv{\'a}n Vajda},
— A method for protecting an Internet server against a bandwidth-consuming DDoS attack is proposed and analyzed. Incoming traffic is monitored continuously and " dangerous " traffic intensity rises are detected. Such an event activates a traffic filtering rule which pushes down the incoming aggregate traffic to an acceptable level by discarding excess packets according to the measured relative traffic levels of active sources. Compared to other studies, our method has a structurally stronger… CONTINUE READING
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