The Crossfire Attack

  title={The Crossfire Attack},
  author={Min Suk Kang and Soo Bum Lee and Virgil D. Gligor},
  journal={2013 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy},
We present the Crossfire attack -- a powerful attack that degrades and often cuts off network connections to a variety of selected server targets (e.g., servers of an enterprise, a city, a state, or a small country) by flooding only a few network links. In Crossfire, a small set of bots directs low intensity flows to a large number of publicly accessible… CONTINUE READING

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