Reducing the Effect of Distributed Directory Harvest Attack and Load of Mail Server

@article{Das2008ReducingTE,
  title={Reducing the Effect of Distributed Directory Harvest Attack and Load of Mail Server},
  author={Souryendu Das and Rajeev Singh and R. C. Joshi and D. Toshiwal},
  journal={2008 IEEE Region 10 and the Third international Conference on Industrial and Information Systems},
  year={2008},
  pages={1-6}
}
A Directory Harvest Attack or DHA is a technique used by spammers in an attempt to determine the valid e-mail addresses associated with an e-mail server so that they can be added to a spam database. Directory Harvest Attackers send the blank mail to the server to collect the valid user-id. They do this by observing the server's reply. Traditionally attackers use single IP address to send mails. Recently attackers use different IP address to send mail and from one IP address, they send 1-2 mails… CONTINUE READING
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