TDFA: Traceback-Based Defense against DDoS Flooding Attacks

@article{Foroushani2014TDFATD,
  title={TDFA: Traceback-Based Defense against DDoS Flooding Attacks},
  author={Vahid Aghaei Foroushani and A. Nur Zincir-Heywood},
  journal={2014 IEEE 28th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications},
  year={2014},
  pages={597-604}
}
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are one of the challenging network security problems to address. The existing defense mechanisms against DDoS attacks usually filter the attack traffic at the victim side. The problem is exacerbated when there are spoofed IP addresses in the attack packets. In this case, even if the attacking traffic can be filtered by the victim, the attacker may reach the goal of blocking the access to the victim by consuming the computing resources or by consuming… CONTINUE READING
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